Articles about George Floyd

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' season eight trailer: Crisis, chaos, and emotional drive

30 Jul 2021

Entertainment
'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' season eight trailer: Crisis, chaos, and emotional drive

"One last ride" for all Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans!

Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years in prison for Floyd's death

26 Jun 2021

World
Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years in prison for Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin's knee led to the biggest outcry against racial injustice in the US in generations.

US: Police shoot, kill a teenage girl in Columbus, Ohio

21 Apr 2021

World
US: Police shoot, kill a teenage girl in Columbus, Ohio

Police shot and killed a teenage girl on Tuesday afternoon in Columbus just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin, former US cop, convicted of George Floyd's murder

21 Apr 2021

World
Derek Chauvin, former US cop, convicted of George Floyd's murder

Derek Chauvin, a former white Minneapolis police officer, was on Tuesday held guilty of murdering George Floyd, an African-American whose death had sparked widespread protests in the United States last year.

George Floyd's girlfriend breaks down while testifying in Chauvin trial

02 Apr 2021

World
George Floyd's girlfriend breaks down while testifying in Chauvin trial

George Floyd's girlfriend broke down in tears as she took the witness stand on Thursday at the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former cop accused of murdering Floyd.

'Death to 2020': Kicking the worst year out with comedy

03 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'Death to 2020': Kicking the worst year out with comedy

What's the better way to laugh at the worst year than by laughing at it!

IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee for 'Black Lives Matter'

26 Oct 2020

Sports
IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee for 'Black Lives Matter'

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya took a knee in the Sunday night fixture against Rajasthan Royals, becoming a part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Piers Morgan slams haters of Diversity's Black Lives Matter performance

16 Sep 2020

Entertainment
Piers Morgan slams haters of Diversity's Black Lives Matter performance

When Ashley Banjo and his British dance troupe Diversity presented a performance based on the Black Lives Matter movement, they didn't think of the backlash they would receive.

Portland: 1 dead amid clashes; Trump and Biden trade blame

31 Aug 2020

World
Portland: 1 dead amid clashes; Trump and Biden trade blame

A person was shot and killed in Portland city in the US state of Oregon on Saturday night. The shooting occurred as supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters.

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

24 Aug 2020

World
US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

Months after the killing of George Floyd in the United States sparked global Black Lives Matter protests, a Black man was shot at by cops seven times in the US state of Wisconsin.

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

18 Aug 2020

World
Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

On Monday, the Democratic National Convention, to formally choose former US Vice-President Joe Biden as the challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump, started, in a manner unknown to America's long history.

'This is Us 5' to focus on pandemic, racial attacks

18 Aug 2020

Entertainment
'This is Us 5' to focus on pandemic, racial attacks

Family drama series This is Us is going to level up its emotional journey with a focus on the coronavirus pandemic.

Donald Trump abruptly leaves presser after shooting outside White House

11 Aug 2020

World
Donald Trump abruptly leaves presser after shooting outside White House

As he was addressing the media on coronavirus situation in the United States on Monday, President Donald Trump exited the White House Briefing Room after a shooting was reported.

Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

11 Jul 2020

Sports
Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that many players received racist slurs during the 2005 Australian tour, and were urged to play regardless.

What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

02 Jul 2020

World
What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.

Acting against hate speech, Reddit bans pro-Trump subreddit

30 Jun 2020

Technology
Acting against hate speech, Reddit bans pro-Trump subreddit

As Facebook continues to reel from a massive advertisers' protest against its mishandling of racism, violence, and hate speech, Reddit, which has long been criticized over these issues, has started taking corrective measures.

BET Awards: How artists addressed social injustice through virtual performances

30 Jun 2020

Entertainment
BET Awards: How artists addressed social injustice through virtual performances

The coronavirus pandemic has limited most of our lives to the indoors, forcing office meetings, weddings, fundraisers, tech conventions, etc., to go virtual.

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

29 Jun 2020

Sports
Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

West Indies players will be sporting a 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collars of their jerseys in the upcoming Test series against England, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

Bouncer rule curtailed success of black teams: Darren Sammy

26 Jun 2020

Sports
Bouncer rule curtailed success of black teams: Darren Sammy

All-rounder Darren Sammy claimed the rule to limit bouncers per over, plummeted the dominance of West Indian fast bowlers.

Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

25 Jun 2020

Business
Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

Joining the bandwagon of brands that are making their products socially inclusive, the Indian unit of Unilever, Hindustan Unilever, has decided to drop "Fair" from the name of the skincare cream "Fair & Lovely," multiple reports said on Thursday.

Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

16 Jun 2020

Business
Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

In light of the brutal killing of George Floyd and the racial discrimination protests stemming from it, Instagram is moving to take steps to better support Black communities.

US cop fatally shoots Black man during arrest

14 Jun 2020

World
US cop fatally shoots Black man during arrest

Even as the United States witnesses widespread demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd, another Black man was fatally shot during an arrest in Atlanta.

Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts

13 Jun 2020

Sports
Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts

Premier League will see players' names be replaced on the back of their shirts with 'Black Lives Matter' for the first 12 matches of the resumed 2019-20 season.

Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US

11 Jun 2020

World
Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue to spread across the United States, several sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers have been targeted.

On Missouri woman's suggestion, Merriam-Webster agrees to relook 'racism' definition

10 Jun 2020

World
On Missouri woman's suggestion, Merriam-Webster agrees to relook 'racism' definition

As conversations around racism against the Black community have grown after the death of George Floyd in the United States, the Merriam-Webster dictionary has agreed to change the definition of 'racism'.

CrossFit CEO resigns over controversial remarks on George Floyd's death

10 Jun 2020

World
CrossFit CEO resigns over controversial remarks on George Floyd's death

Greg Glassman, the founder and CEO of the US fitness brand CrossFit, has resigned after his remarks over the death of George Floyd sparked a controversy.

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

10 Jun 2020

Sports
'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the latest cricketer to voice opinion on the racism row.

Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

09 Jun 2020

Sports
Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

Former West Indian captain Darren Sammy has been vocal about racism of late.

George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

09 Jun 2020

World
George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

A former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd has had his bail at up to $1.25 million.

Globally, the situation is worsening: WHO about coronavirus

09 Jun 2020

World
Globally, the situation is worsening: WHO about coronavirus

In a development that should worry all countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said the coronavirus situation was worsening globally, though some improvement was witnessed in Europe.

#WeeklyRecap: Google's incognito tracking, 'infected' Android wallpaper, Mitron app, more

07 Jun 2020

Technology
#WeeklyRecap: Google's incognito tracking, 'infected' Android wallpaper, Mitron app, more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology.

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

07 Jun 2020

Sports
Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleged that he has been a victim of racial abuse in the Indian Premier League.

Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality

06 Jun 2020

Sports
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality

NBA legend Michael Jordan announced a donation of $100 million towards groups who have been fighting for racial equality and social justice.

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

06 Jun 2020

Business
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has quit from the board of the company he started 15 years ago and wants his position to be filled by a black candidate. Making the major announcement on Friday, he said the decision was long overdue.

Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it

05 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it

Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan was trolled brutally, after she put out a seemingly innocuous post with the slogan 'All Lives Matter'.

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

04 Jun 2020

World
All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

03 Jun 2020

Technology
Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

The riots erupting in the wake of George Floyd's brutal killing has spelled trouble for not just peaceful civilians but also some of the biggest businesses in the US.

Racism exists in cricket as well: Chris Gayle

02 Jun 2020

Sports
Racism exists in cricket as well: Chris Gayle

West Indian opener Chris Gayle voiced his opinion on the 'racism' row as protests continue to escalate in United States, following George Floyd's death.

Shocking! Instagram blocks #blacklivesmatter posts as 'spam'

02 Jun 2020

Technology
Shocking! Instagram blocks #blacklivesmatter posts as 'spam'

As thousands of Americans continue to protest against the killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, Facebook is drawing flak for turning away from the situation.

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

02 Jun 2020

World
US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.