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Mother of George Floyd’s young daughter speaks out as friends march through Houston

Sergio Flores/Getty ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS

(HOUSTON) -- As family and friends of George Floyd flooded the streets of his hometown in Houston, Texas on Tuesday to spread a message of hope, the mother of his young daughter   ... Read More

Nationwide protests return focus to why George Floyd was initially detained

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(WASHINGTON) -- BY: IVAN PEREIRA

As protests continue around the country in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis in late May, there's been further examination of why he was stopped by police in the first place.

The   ... Read More

‘They’re thinking I was trying to vandalize my own store’: Black business owner recounts looting, police response

Courtesy Kris Shelby (WASHINGTON) -- BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE

A black business owner in Atlanta who was preparing to reopen his shop after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered it for months said he lost everything when it was looted amid protests over   ... Read More

Six Atlanta police officers charged in forceful arrests of college students in car

vmargineanu/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after forcefully pulling two college students out of a car, smashing its windows and using a stun gun in the course of an arrest as   ... Read More

Funeral and memorial services for George Floyd schedule announced

cmannphoto/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Family, friends and supporters of George Floyd will honor his memory in three cities starting on Thursday.

Floyd died on May 25 after being apprehended by police, as seen in a   ... Read More

Fifty Spelman grads learn their student debt has been paid

ABC NewsBy HALEY YAMADA, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- One couple has donated more than $1 million to Spelman College, a historically black institution for women in Atlanta, in order to pay the remaining tuition of nearly 50 graduates.

The   ... Read More

COVID-19 has made food insecurity worse in Puerto Rico

Michelle Valentin is shown in this photo, helping distribute food in Puerto Rico. - (Courtesy Michelle Valentin)By CHRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- With the COVID-19 pandemic, the phone at the Food Bank of Puerto Rico hasn't stop   ... Read More

‘It’s a tough place to be in right now’: US police face scrutiny and violence amid angry protests

amphotora/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- While police officers across the country have come under scrutiny for a series of ugly encounters with protesters demanding justice in the wake of the white officer-involved killing of African American   ... Read More

Bernice A. King says her father would be ‘proud’ of young activists in wake of George Floyd’s death

Bernice A. King appeared on "Good Morning America" June 2, 2020 talk about how young protesters are using their voices in wake of George Floyd's death. - (ABC News)By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Bernice A. King,   ... Read More

Joe Exotic’s arch nemesis Carole Baskin set to acquire his zoo

Kuzma/iStockBy LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WYNNEWOOD, Okla.) -- A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue Corp. in its lawsuit against Joe Exotic's Greater Wynnewood Development Group, awarding BCR the land after Exotic   ... Read More

Tulsa marks grim anniversary of 1921 ‘race massacre’ as protests sweep the nation

Oklahoma Historical Society/Getty ImagesBy TONYA SIMPSON, ABC News

(TULSA, Okla.) -- As protests against police brutality continue to spread across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned   ... Read More

Bishop blasts message of Trump’s church photo-op as ‘antithetical to the teachings of Jesus’

ABC NewsBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington said she had no idea President Donald Trump was going to visit her church as protesters flooded the U.S. capital   ... Read More

George Floyd protest live updates: Officers shot in Vegas, St. Louis

Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police   ... Read More

Coronavirus updates: US reports over 21,000 new cases amid mass protests

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 375,000 people worldwide.

Over 6.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the   ... Read More

Protests in some cities turn more peaceful

Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH, EMILY SHAPIRO and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white   ... Read More

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Mother of George Floyd’s young daughter speaks out as friends march through Houston

Sergio Flores/Getty ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS

(HOUSTON) -- As family and friends of George Floyd flooded the streets of his hometown in Houston, Texas on Tuesday to spread a message of hope, the mother of his young daughter   ... Read More

Nationwide protests return focus to why George Floyd was initially detained

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(WASHINGTON) -- BY: IVAN PEREIRA

As protests continue around the country in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis in late May, there's been further examination of why he was stopped by police in the first place.

The   ... Read More

‘They’re thinking I was trying to vandalize my own store’: Black business owner recounts looting, police response

Courtesy Kris Shelby (WASHINGTON) -- BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE

A black business owner in Atlanta who was preparing to reopen his shop after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered it for months said he lost everything when it was looted amid protests over   ... Read More

Six Atlanta police officers charged in forceful arrests of college students in car

vmargineanu/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after forcefully pulling two college students out of a car, smashing its windows and using a stun gun in the course of an arrest as   ... Read More

Funeral and memorial services for George Floyd schedule announced

cmannphoto/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Family, friends and supporters of George Floyd will honor his memory in three cities starting on Thursday.

Floyd died on May 25 after being apprehended by police, as seen in a   ... Read More

Fifty Spelman grads learn their student debt has been paid

ABC NewsBy HALEY YAMADA, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- One couple has donated more than $1 million to Spelman College, a historically black institution for women in Atlanta, in order to pay the remaining tuition of nearly 50 graduates.

The   ... Read More

COVID-19 has made food insecurity worse in Puerto Rico

Michelle Valentin is shown in this photo, helping distribute food in Puerto Rico. - (Courtesy Michelle Valentin)By CHRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- With the COVID-19 pandemic, the phone at the Food Bank of Puerto Rico hasn't stop   ... Read More

‘It’s a tough place to be in right now’: US police face scrutiny and violence amid angry protests

amphotora/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- While police officers across the country have come under scrutiny for a series of ugly encounters with protesters demanding justice in the wake of the white officer-involved killing of African American   ... Read More

Bernice A. King says her father would be ‘proud’ of young activists in wake of George Floyd’s death

Bernice A. King appeared on "Good Morning America" June 2, 2020 talk about how young protesters are using their voices in wake of George Floyd's death. - (ABC News)By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Bernice A. King,   ... Read More

Joe Exotic’s arch nemesis Carole Baskin set to acquire his zoo

Kuzma/iStockBy LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WYNNEWOOD, Okla.) -- A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue Corp. in its lawsuit against Joe Exotic's Greater Wynnewood Development Group, awarding BCR the land after Exotic   ... Read More

Tulsa marks grim anniversary of 1921 ‘race massacre’ as protests sweep the nation

Oklahoma Historical Society/Getty ImagesBy TONYA SIMPSON, ABC News

(TULSA, Okla.) -- As protests against police brutality continue to spread across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned   ... Read More

Bishop blasts message of Trump’s church photo-op as ‘antithetical to the teachings of Jesus’

ABC NewsBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington said she had no idea President Donald Trump was going to visit her church as protesters flooded the U.S. capital   ... Read More

George Floyd protest live updates: Officers shot in Vegas, St. Louis

Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police   ... Read More

Coronavirus updates: US reports over 21,000 new cases amid mass protests

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 375,000 people worldwide.

Over 6.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the   ... Read More

Protests in some cities turn more peaceful

Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH, EMILY SHAPIRO and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white   ... Read More

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