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Rawlings calls for thorough investigation into the lynching of a 90-year-old woman

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called for a serious investigation and arrest of all who were involved in the “cruel and barbaric...
George Floyd

Why Floyd’s Past Does Not Matter

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By A. John Ukpe Some people are outraged that George Floyd had too many criminal records to be buried like a hero. In response, a...
Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US [Eric Miller/Reuters]

The African Knee On African Americans

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The gruesome murder of George Floyd, an African American, while handcuffed and pinned to the ground by the knee of Derek Chauvin, a white...
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George Floyd’s brother testifies before U.S. Congress as police reform becomes partisan issue

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The brother of George Floyd, the African American man whose death in police custody inspired protests across America, urged lawmakers in a congressional hearing...
black lives matter

Thousands march to U.S. missions in South Africa over police brutality

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Demonstrators gathered outside U.S. missions in several South African cities on Monday to voice their concern about police brutality and racism in the...
black lives matter

“Black Lives Matter” protests spread to European cities

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More "Black Lives Matter" protests against racism and police brutality took place on Sunday in European cities such as Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Budapest, Madrid...
George Floyd

Why Derek Chauvin should be charged with first degree murder – An African Argument...

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A) Introduction: The killing of George Floyd was intentional and not unintentional as local prosecutors would want the world to believe. Derek Chauvin should actually go...
Michael Jordan Jordan Brand Pledge Million To Racial Equality And Social Justice

Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand pledge $100 million to racial equality and social justice

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Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand announced on Friday that they have pledged 100 million US dollars in the fight for racial justice. The donations will...
George Floyd Memorial Service Ghana

Solidarity of the Dogs in Ghana

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I just learnt that the government of Ghana is organising a demonstration in Ghana, in solidary with those protesting the killing of George Floyd....
Wreath Laying Ceremony In Honour Of George Floyd

Ghana holds wreath laying ceremony in honour of George Floyd

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The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture in partnership with the Office of Diaspora Affairs (Office of the President) and the Diaspora African Forum...
George Floyd Memorial Service Ghana

Ghana holds memorial event to honor George Floyd

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The government of Ghana organized a memorial ceremony on Friday in honor of African American George Floyd with a resolve to support blacks all...
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Floyd’s family attorney highlights “pandemic of racism” at memorial

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Benjamin Crump, attorney for the family of George Floyd, who was suffocated to death while under police custody, said Thursday that it was...
Protests

Nelson Mandela Foundation calls for end to “structural violence” against black people in U.S.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation on Thursday condemned police brutality against the black people in the United States, where the death of African American George Floyd...
Memorial for George Floyd

Memorial for George Floyd held in New York City

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Thousands of New Yorkers gathered on Thursday for a memorial service to honor the life of George Floyd, whose death last week has sparked...
George Floyd

All four ex-officers involved in Floyd’s death charged, victim’s family want “whole justice”

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U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday upgraded the charge against a former Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee on George Floyd's neck, and also charged...
George Floyd

African Forum petitions USA Embassy over Floyd’s killers

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The Diaspora African Forum (DAF), has presented a petition to the American Embassy in Accra to register it’s disapproval of the killing of unarmed...
Donald Trump

Trump threatens to unleash army on #ICantBreath protestors

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday threatened the deployment of the military to quell the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, the...
Floyd Mayweather and George Floyd

Floyd Mayweather offers to pay for George Floyd’s funeral services

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Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd‘s funeral services … with the boxing superstar personally vowing to help Floyd’s family grieve their...
Black Lives Matter - Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson (centre) with Jordan Monroe (left) and Pascale Diverlus (right) outside Toronto police headquarters at a protest in 2016. Photo by Paige Gallette

Canadian protesters, officials denounce racial discrimination, police brutality

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Several Canadian cities have seen protests, some of which involved elements of violence, following massive protests across the United States over the death of...
Minneapolis Rebellion After George Floyd Police Killing

Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion

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Third Precinct station razed while unrest spreads to St. Paul and other municipalities around the United States A cell phone videotaped deadly encounter between African...
George Floyd

U.S. police brutality against African Americans

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The police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black man, in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota on Monday evening has sparked waves of...
Protests

Protests over George Floyd’s death turn violent in Minneapolis, spread to other U.S. cities

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In the wake of the death of George Floyd in police custody, protests have continued after turning violent on Wednesday night with fires burning...