Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minneapolis Police Department will not alter or remove George Floyd’s memorial amid ongoing protests. “We respect the memory of him and will not disrupt the meaningful artifacts that honor the importance of his life,” the police department tweeted Saturday. […]

iStockBy: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Many minority police officers have found themselves in a unique position during the current debate over police reform. Members of black and Latino police associations say their members have experienced both what it feels like to be targeted by prejudice because of the color of their skin […]

DanHenson1/iStockBY: EMILY SHAPIRO AND ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A man allegedly threatened to set fire to a predominantly African American church after one of its ministers took part in a prayer vigil for George Floyd, federal authorities said. John Bareswill allegedly called the Baptist church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on June […]

Lester Cohen/Netflix Dave Chappelle surprised fans Friday with a blistering stand-up set reflecting on police brutality and the death of George Floyd. In a video shared to Chappelle’s Instagram page and Netflix’s YouTube account, the comedian got emotional as he discussed watching the video of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. “What […]

Fedorovekb/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Police brutality and use of force have long been issues in the United States. In the aftermath of Eric Garner and Michael Brown’s deaths at the hands of police officers six years ago, reforming law enforcement became a rallying cry. The horror of seeing Garner say, “I […]

Kameleon007/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — From a retired police captain to a former college football player, the unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death has led to more lives lost — including those of more black men. Here are some who lost their lives in events surrounding the protests: David McAtee […]

ABC NewsBy TENZIN SHAKYA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For many around the world, George Floyd has become the newest martyr in the plight to save future black men from dying at the hands of police brutality. Many are now demanding the creation of an anti-racist criminal justice system focused on community safety over policing. […]

Tiffany Haddish likes to think of herself as “an administrator of joy,” though she’s currently having a difficult time, especially after attending George Floyd‘s funeral in Houston earlier this week. During a virtual appearance Wednesday on Late Night with Seth Meyers, the Emmy-winning actress explained why she attended Floyd’s service, after being invited, and recalls being a witness to police brutality. “The main thing […]

David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty ImagesBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (HOUSTON) — Texas Southern University is honoring the memory of George Floyd by providing a full scholarship for his 6-year-old daughter, Gianna. TSU announced the offer Tuesday on its website as thousands of mourners, family and friends gathered in Houston, where Floyd grew up, to lay him […]

Courtesy Ben Crump LawBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A New Jersey corrections officer has been suspended after a video purportedly showed him mocking the death of George Floyd at a recent protest. The New Jersey Department of Corrections said it was made aware that one of its officers had participated in the […]

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