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Floyd, a Black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes as Floyd said he couldn't breathe.
That’s one billboard for every year of the Black woman’s life.
Defendants had to agree to the prohibitions in order to be released from jail while they await trial.
The CEOs of Google and Apple are also testifying remotely for a hearing on antitrust by the House Judiciary subcommittee on Wednesday.
Attorney General William Barr is defending the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America.
The city has had nightly protests for two months since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.
Early Monday, some protesters climbed over the fence surrounding the courthouse, while others shot fireworks, banged on the fence and projected lights on the building.
The agents sent to Seattle are on standby to help other federal law enforcement officials protect federal facilities in the city, said two law enforcement officials.
Far from tamping down the unrest, the presence of federal agents has given new momentum and a new focus to protests that had begun to devolve into smaller, chaotic crowds.
A Minnesota judge on Tuesday lifted a gag order in the criminal case against four former officers charged in death of George Floyd.
The George Floyd protests snaked through major American cities for weeks. But as some protests simmered, Portland's have only just come to a boil.
Four protesters in Kentucky are on a hunger strike, demanding that two police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor are fired and stripped of their pensions.
The Minnesota Legislature passed a package of police accountability measures early Tuesday that includes a ban on neck restraints like the one that was used on George Floyd before his death in Minneapolis.
State and local authorities, who didn’t ask for federal help to quell ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, are awaiting a ruling in a lawsuit filed late last week.
Federal officers last week started cracking down on crowds gathering in Portland to protest police brutality and systemic racism.
Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” labor unions, along with social and racial justice organizations from New York City to Los Angeles, will participate in a range of planned actions.
Surveillance video showed three people smearing blue paint on the Fifth Avenue mural while a woman littered it with flyers around 4 p.m. Friday, police said.
The July 9 gag order is overly broad and restricts a "staggering number'' of individuals not directly involved in the case — not just defence layers and prosecutors — the media coalition argued.
A coalition of news media organizations and attorneys for two of the officers involved have said making the videos public would provide a more complete picture of what happened to Floyd.
Studies have shown that Black Americans are much more likely to be killed by police, even though more whites — who make up a larger portion of the population — are killed.