Former President George W. Bush arrives for the funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martins Episcopal Church on December 6, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images) Though he’s no longer in public life, George W.
Brown/Getty Images) Michael Jordan (Getty Images) In the midst of all the uncertainty, confusion and anger of the recent news cycle, love still prevails. Michael Jordan, whose ESPN doc The Last Dance set record ratings at ESPN last month, is already known as the basketball G.O.A.T. READ MORE: Michael Jordan issues statement about George Floyd:’I am plain angry’ But now, a decades-old love letter establishes him as a pretty strong romantic as well. Surprisingly, the handwritten
Nathan Caraway was helping Ohio protesters who had been pepper sprayed by police. (Photo: Twitter) Imagine walking outside your home, in the same neighborhood you’ve lived in your entire life, and there is nothing but chaos. Tear gas, people screaming men and women in and out of uniform running for safety. You’ve never done this before, you’re no hero, you’re no professional or even part-time activist, but you are moved to do something.
(Credit: Getty Images) Jay-Z has taken out full-page ads in newspapers across the country in dedication to George Floyd. READ MORE: Details for George Floyd’s funeral, memorial services released The hip hop mogul and Roc Nation head partnered with the families of those who have been killed due to police brutality, activists and attorneys to honor the life of Floyd. The unarmed 46-year-old was killed in Minneapolis on Memorial Day after now-former police officer Derek Chauvin placed a knee on his neck, contributing to his death that has now been classified as a homicide by the Minneapolis medical examiner.
A smartphone displaying the Instagram #blackouttuesday account is seen in Washington on June 2, 2020. (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images) The Black community is in the midst of fighting for our right to live peacefully, but some of us are torn on the correct way to enact change. This week, the music industry declared that they were going to “turn off the music” on Tuesday in an effort to reflect and inspire change amid nationwide protesting over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other Black people who have been killed or terrorized.
In this May 14, 1998, file photo, Washington Wizards general manager Wes Unseld announces the trade of Chris Webber to the Sacramento Kings for Mitch Richmond and Otis Thorpe at the MCI Center in Washington. (AP Photo/Brian K. Diggs, FIle) WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner in Minneapolis has determined that George Floyd’s manner of death was “homicide” but that he also had a heart attack and an opioid in his system. READ MORE: George Floyd’s independent autopsy determines death was a ‘homicide’ The official cause of death is stated as a “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint and neck compression.” Homicide is listed as well since there were external factors that contributed to his death.
Kaitlin Rust (Credit: screenshot) One of the most dangerous jobs to have during the civil unrest prompted by the police-involved deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd is not actually being a police officer brought in to control the unruly crowds. They are authorized to carry and use a myriad of weapons and they do. No, it is not them. But working in media and actually journaling the mayhem for television is possibly more perilous than those in law enforcement.
(Credit: MSNBC/screenshot) It seems that Black lives actually do matter … especially if you have a presidential election coming up and you have to seem presidential. At least that is what George Floyd’s brother Philonise felt after speaking briefly to Donald Trump, the nation’s Commander in Chief. READ MORE: Trump on George Floyd’s death: ‘I feel very, very badly’U.S.
Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12,