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Sports Illustrated - MMA

Floyd Mayweather, MLS Teams Approved For PPP Loans

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the......
CBS US News

Joe Biden evokes MLK and George Floyd in Fourth of July message

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Evoking the names of Martin Luther King and George Floyd, Joe Biden said Saturday that the U.S. “never lived up” to its founding principle that “all men are created equal.” The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said “we have a......
TMZ.com

Body Cam Interest Rising in Wake of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks Deaths

TMZ
Exclusive The slayings of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have law enforcement agencies getting proactive about recording their officers in the field by adding body cams … TMZ has learned. We spoke to a few of the companies supplying body cameras to law enforcement, and both tell us they’ve had......
TMZ.com

Winn-Dixie Supermarkets Consider Name Change After George Floyd Death

TMZ
Exclusive One of the largest supermarket chains based in the Southeast is considering dropping its name after nearly 100 years … a move triggered by the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Sources at Winn-Dixie tell TMZ … the supermarket chain — billed as a southern......
BBC - Business

CrossFit sold after George Floyd backlash

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53171442 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The CrossFit fitness plan was developed by Greg Glassman CrossFit owner Greg Glassman has sold his fitness company, after stepping down as chief following outcry over remarks he made about George Floyd. The comments, in which he asked why he should mourn for......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Timberwolves’ John Thomas On How the George Floyd Protests Have Impacted Him

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here John Thomas (As told to Chris Mannix) George Floyd was killed on 38th and Chicago. I grew up a few blocks away. That Cup Foods, where this whole thing started? That used to be the convenience store where I got......
Detroit News

Prosecutors charge police, push reforms amid Floyd protests

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Prosecutors across the country are defying traditionally cozy relationships with police departments, swiftly charging officers with murder, assault and other crimes following protests over the death of George Floyd and dropping charges against demonstrators. Even just a few years......
TMZ.com

George Floyd Foundation Trademark in the Works

TMZ
Exclusive George Floyd‘s name seems to be heading toward foundation status — ’cause his family is already making moves to lock up the rights to something called just that … TMZ has learned. George’s brother, Philonise Floyd, recently applied to trademark the phrase “The George Floyd Foundation” — and if......
TMZ.com

H.E.R. Wants George Floyd Tribute, ‘I Can’t Breathe’ to Heal and Educate

TMZ
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com H.E.R. wants to send a powerful message with her new song honoring George Floyd — one that captures the feelings and concerns millions of Americans have since he was killed. The Grammy winner tells us why she had to write, “I Can’t Breathe,” after conversations......
CBS US News

Smithsonian curators collect George Floyd protest signs

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Protest signs from the ongoing demonstrations over George Floyd’s death will make their way into the Smithsonian. Curators are collecting posters and memorials from a fence put up last week to block demonstrators from the area outside the White......
CNBC Business

General Motors to recognize Juneteenth, George Floyd with moments of silence

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here General Motors will hold moments of silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on Friday, Juneteenth, as a sign of solidarity and support for the Black community, according to an internal memo. The time frame, as referenced in the Tuesday......
New York Times - World

George Floyd Protests Stir a Difficult Debate on Race in France

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BOBIGNY, France — Luc Pechangou had never joined a protest before, not even when his own neighborhood just outside Paris was convulsed with anger over the violent arrest of a young black man from the area in 2017.......
TMZ.com

George Floyd 911 Dispatcher Expressed Concerned About Officer’s Actions

TMZ
Play video content Breaking News Seeing live footage of George Floyd‘s arrest alarmed a 911 dispatcher enough, she called a police supervisor to respond to the scene … this according to newly released audio. In phone recordings between the 911 dispatcher and a Minneapolis police supervisor, you hear the dispatcher......
TMZ.com

Black Lives Matter Signs Take Over the World After George Floyd Death

TMZ
It’s official … the Black Lives Matter movement is a global phenomenon. Protests have erupted all over the world with people taking to the streets with signs highlighting the BLM movement following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It’s incredible, tbh … seeing people all over the world......
TMZ.com

New Video of George Floyd Murder Shows Cop Ignoring Bystanders’ Pleas

TMZ
Play video content Breaking News Attorney Ben Crump The attorney for George Floyd‘s family just released a video of the murder, and this clearly shows bystanders begging former-officer Tou Thao to take some action and save the man who was dying before his eyes. Attorney Ben Crump makes it clear......
New York Times - Politics

Racial Justice Groups Flooded With Millions in Donations in Wake of Floyd Death

New York Times
There is some precedent for massive giving at cultural inflection points. In mid-2018, as the Trump administration was separating families at the border, a single Facebook fund-raiser for the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services in Texas went viral, raising $20 million in a few days. But......

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