Minneapolis Agrees To Ban All Police Chokeholds In Wake of George Floyd Death and Require Lower-ranking Officers To ‘Intervene’ If Neck Restraint Used

Minneapolis Agrees To Ban All Police Chokeholds In Wake of George Floyd Death and Require Lower-ranking Officers To ‘Intervene’ If Neck Restraint Used

Protest against police brutality following the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd and the hands of police in Lower Manhattan – New York City, May 29, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Nancy Dillon, NY Daily News Minneapolis city officials agreed Friday to ban all police chokeholds and neck restraints and require nearby officers to intervene if such […]

Rihanna Speaks Out About the ‘Devastation, Anger, and Sadness’ She’s Felt After George Floyd’s Death

Rihanna Speaks Out About the ‘Devastation, Anger, and Sadness’ She’s Felt After George Floyd’s Death

Rihanna attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani on September 12, 2019, in New York City. – NEW YORK – SEP 12, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Hilary Weaver, ELLE On Friday evening, Rihanna posted on Instagram to express her feelings after 46-year-old George Floyd died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him to the ground […]

What Eric Garner’s Mother Told George Floyd’s Family: ‘You Cannot Let This Go’

What Eric Garner’s Mother Told George Floyd’s Family: ‘You Cannot Let This Go’

Gwen Carr demonstrating at Foley Square in Manhattan in honor of George Floyd on May 29, 2020. Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY By Clifford Michel, THE CITY Nearly six years and 1,200 miles separate the deaths of George Floyd and Eric Garner, who both died at the hands of police while repeatedly pleading, “I can’t breathe!” […]