As we lay George Floyd to rest, one of three memorials were held yesterday (June 4) in Minneapolis. There will be two memorials to follow in North Carolina, where he was born and Houston, Texas, where he lived prior to moving to Minnesota. Reverend Al Sharpton says there is a march on Washington planned in August that will be led by other black families who have experienced death by the hands of police officers.
The case of Ahmaud Arbery just got deeper with more evidence that he was being hunted by the group of white men much more than the video showed.
Finally, today is Breonna Taylor’s birthday so #SayHerName and continue to fight for justice for her.
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Here Are The Changes Already Made Due To The George Floyd Protests
1. Los Angeles, California: City Officials Cutting $100-$150 Million From LAPD Budget, Funds To Be Reinvested In Communities Of Color1 of 15
2. Philadelphia statue of Frank Rizzo that stood in front of the Municipal Service Building has been removed.
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3. The Statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee Will Be Removed
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4. The 6 Atlanta Police Officers Who Used Excessive Force Arrested
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5. UNITY: All 50 States Protest For Justice
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6. Progress - Portland Discontinues Armed Police Presence
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7. After Nationwide Outcry, The Charges Were Upgraded & The 3 Others Arrested
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8. Minnesota Terminates Contract With Police Dept.
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9. The Demand To End 'No Knock Warrants' In Louisville, KY After The Murder Of Breonna Taylor
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For Breonna Taylor’s Birthday Call the Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear. Demand justice, a case be opened, the arrest of all participating officers who ILLEGALLY performed a no knock warrant and killed her in her sleep...Demand they be charged. https://t.co/wSOzR8Nn1N pic.twitter.com/j3eXBdpff9— bloopblop (@Ms_DahliaTweets) June 4, 2020
10. Councilwoman Ella Jones made history when she was elected as the first Black mayor of Ferguson, Missouri.
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