4 Minneapolis cops now charged in Floyd's death pred 4 urami in 14 minutami Prosecutors have charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers. (June 3)
'Star Wars' actor rallies crowd at protest pred 4 urami in 18 minutami "Star Wars" actor John Boyega rallied crowds at a large London protest against George Floyd's death, telling demonstrators that "now is the time" to demand racial equality.
AP Top Stories June 3 P pred 4 urami in 49 minutami Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 3: More charges announced in George Floyd case; Esper breaks with Trump over military response to protests; Rosenstein defends role in Russia probe; Museum closed due to pandemic reopens in Florence.
Harvard experts worry over infections at protests pred 4 urami in 55 minutami Harvard public health experts worried that COVID-19 infections could spike in communities from large, nationwide protests seeking to end white-on-black brutality like the deadly arrest of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police officer (June 3).
George Floyd killing: three more officers charged as Chauvin's murder charge upgraded – live pred 5 urami in 1 minuto Ellison confirms additional charges over Floyd killingDefense secretary opposes Trump threat to send military to statesPolice chief calls for ban on chokeholdsDemonstrators defy curfews as protests continueAre you taking part in US protests?Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 10.44pm BST Eric Holder, Obama’s first attorney general, speaks first, remembering the case of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 and discussing how to keep people safe while reforming police and policing and the criminal justice system. Involve the community, engage the police and bring them together, he says, which he says the Obama administration did in forming its 21st-century policing task force and producing its recommendations.“It laid the foundation for future work,” Holder says. 10.34pm BST There will now be a discussion, involving Obama, led by the activist Britney Packnett Cunningham. I’ll listen in. Continue reading...(The Guardian)
Stacey Abrams: Echoes of 1992 riots felt today pred 5 urami in 10 minutami Georgia voting rights activist Stacey Abrams is demanding protesters' voices be heard in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. Abrams draws parallels between current protests and 1992 riots after officers were acquitted in Rodney King's beating. (June 3)