Filmmaker Sues LAPD Uncle Who Ordered Him Shot During Floyd Protest
Tuesday, 11 May 2021 A 23-year-old filmmaker is suing his own uncle who ordered him shot, and the uncle is an LAPD cop. Jamal Shakir Jr. joined a George Floyd protest a year ago this month in downtown L.A. and urged some of the cops on the scene to participate in the…
A 23-year-old filmmaker is accusing his uncle, a Los Angeles police officer, of ordering colleagues to fire projectile rounds at him after the two exchanged words at a protest downtown last summer in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating as a hate crime an altercation near Hollywood where witness reports said Jewish people dining at a restaurant were targeted by a group of pro-Palestinian men driving past in vehicles. CNN’s Nick Watt has more.
Tyson Fury vowed to run over Deontay Wilder when they clash for a third time in Las Vegas on July 24 after the American threatened to cut off his rival’s head before going silent at their pre-fight press conference.The two fighters faced off on Tuesday during a press conference in Los Angeles as the promotion for their trilogy showdown stepped up a gear.Fury said: "What I am going to do this time is run him over like I’m an 18-wheeler and he is a human being.“I guarantee he does not go past where he did before. I’m building my weight up, I’m trying to get up to 300 lbs for this fight, because I’m looking for a big knockout straight away."
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A New York judge has approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges. Judge Kenneth Case said there was no reason to delay Weinstein's transfer any longer, denying his lawyer's request to keep him at a state prison near Buffalo — where he is serving a 23-year sentence for a rape conviction last year — until the start of jury selection in the Los Angeles case.Los Angeles authorities plan to collect Weinstein, 69, from the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York, at the end of June or in early July, prosecutors said at Tuesday's extradition hearing in Buffalo, giving Weinstein's lawyer time to appeal against Judge Case's decision.
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[NFA] One year after a statue of Francis Scott Key was toppled by racial injustice protesters in Golden Gate Park, an art exhibit opens next week with 350 slave sculptures gathered around the space once dedicated to the "The Star-Spangled Banner" creator - a slaveholder himself. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
In a first, a teenager was awarded the Pulitzer special citation for filming George Floyd in Minneapolis last year. The video that went viral following the death of George Floyd sparked off protests across America calling for police reforms, human rights and end of racial discrimination against people of African origin.
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Activists who took to the streets to protest the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are now running for office as the next step in their fight for social justice. CNN’s Leyla Santiago reports.
When peaceful demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd were tear gassed by police outside of his home, Rahul Dubey gave dozens of protesters a safe place to spend the night. Dubey’s action led to friendships and changed lives.
Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's younger brother, met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday and called for "federal laws to protect people of... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Indian Express
A Minnesota judge has ruled that there were aggravating factors in the death of George Floyd, paving the way for a longer sentence for Derek Chauvin, according... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Indian Express •newKerala.com