Tag: floyd

Republicans mark anniversary of George Floyd’s death by working to weaken police reform bill

May 25, 2021
When we talk about George Floyd, himself, remember this always: xHe was not just a victim. His death was not just a catalyst for activism and protests.#GeorgeFloyd was a man. A father. A brother. A friend. His life mattered. Sending love & light to his family and loved ones today. pic.twitter.com/LkKwPAyQRx— Sherrilyn Ifill (@Sifill_LDF) May

‘A War of Words.’ Why Describing the George Floyd Protests As ‘Riots’ Is So Loaded

June 19, 2020
As unrest has continued day after day and in town after town in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, a secondary skirmish has emerged: deciding how to describe what’s happening. In speeches and newsrooms and social media posts, people have had to make choices about how to characterize widespread, evolving unrest. Are cities in the…

America’s Adversaries Are Trying to Capitalize on George Floyd Protests to Criticize U.S. Leaders

June 7, 2020
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Standing at a lectern with a backdrop map of the world behind him reminiscent of one at the State Department, the spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry made a point Monday to criticize the U.S. in English amid ongoing protests over police killings of black people. “To the American people, the…
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