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Juneteenth: U.S. Marks End of Slavery for African Americans

Juneteenth, America's youngest federal holiday recognized last year by President Joe Biden will be celebrated across the nation on Sunday, June 19th. Juneteenth came to national prominence in 2020 amid nationwide protests after Minneapolis man George Floyd and Louisville, Kentucky...

Queen Elizabeth ‘Backs’ the Black Lives Matter Movement

Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview. Philanthropist Kenneth Olisa, the first Black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, told Channel 4 News that he...

Cities Unveil George Floyd Statues as Americans Celebrate Juneteenth

The US celebrated the new federal holiday of Juneteenth, while two trailblazing cities elected to put up new statues of George Floyd on Saturday.

U.S. Embassy in Greece Flies BLM Flag on Anniversary of Floyd’s Death

The US Embassy in Athens flew a Black Lives Matter flag on Tuesday, which marked one year since the murder of George Floyd.

Remembering the Murder of George Floyd One Year Later

The murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis one year ago today sent shock waves around the world.

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in the Murder of George Floyd

Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on April 20 on all three counts leveled against him by the state of Minnesota regarding the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin's high profile trial invited public attention and scrutiny for the...

Floyd Laid to Final Rest as Relatives Mourn Loved Ones Killed By Police

As the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, was taking place in Houston Texas, relatives of victims of police brutality gathered in New York demanding justice. Floyd died in Minneapolis last month after a...

Floyd Murder Prompts Peter Andre to Speak Out on Anti-Greek Discrimination in Australia

Pop star Peter Andre opened up on Monday about the vile abuse he has received at the hands of racists while growing up with his Greek parents in Australia. The singer, 47, says that he and his Greek parents have...