• Barack Obama Says George Floyd's Death 'Shouldn't be Normal in 2020 America'

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Amid the chaos, confusion and division being stoked by the current occupant in the White House, Barack Obama's voice of calm and reason is chiming in... calling George Floyd's death tragic and painful. The 44th President of the United States says...
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  • News Conference for George Floyd Killing with Hennepin County D.A

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    The D.A. in the George Floyd case is about to hold a news conference and we're told he has a major development... and we will live stream. Hennepin County D.A. Mike Freeman may have information from the Medical Examiner... we're told possibly...
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  • Amy Klobuchar Didn't Prosecute Cop Involved In George Floyd's Death

    Amy Klobuchar Didn't Prosecute Cop Involved In George Floyd's Death

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who is currently being vetted as a potential candidate to be Joe Biden's vice president in the 2020 elections, is facing increased scrutiny in the anger and frustration over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. As the Star Tribune notes , Klobuchar was once a Hennepin County prosecutor, where her record is questionable at best. She refused to criminal charge officers involved in fatalities throughout her tenure, leaving the decision to a grand jury, which the Tribune notes, was a common practice at the time. However, one of those officers that...
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  • George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery Lawyers Hold Town Hall with Roc Nation

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Attorneys representing the families of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery will be holding a virtual press conference... and TMZ's streaming it live. Civil rights attorneys, Ben Crump and Lee Merritt, will be speaking Friday morning - along with news...
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  • Shameik Moore Apologizes For Controversial Police Brutality Tweets

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Shameik Moore apologized Thursday for a series of controversial tweets in connection to the murder of George Floyd and other recent instances of police brutality. The Wu-Tang: An American Saga star wrote on the social media platform that Black people were capable of saving or protecting themselves from racist violence. “Look... all I'm saying is.. in the MOMENT.. when we are experiencing racism.. can we the black community find ways to avoid being killed? Or hunted,” wrote Moore in one tweet. “See I have a very strong opinion that the black community hates to hear.. but needs to hear... we...
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  • MLB's Max Kepler Apologizes For Blue Lives Matter Mask After George Floyd's Death

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler has apologized for wearing a Blue Lives Matter mask in the wake of George Floyd's tragic death... saying he "had no idea that the mask had any underlying inferences." The 27-year-old MLB player posted a...
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