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The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a memorial service for George Floyd at North Central University Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) 

The service is was first in a series of memorials set for three cities over six days


George Floyd 

 Prosecutors are charging former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder


This undated file photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. (Christopher Harris via AP, File) 

A separate autopsy commissioned for Floyd’s family concluded that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression



Amanda Barrett shares the anger, exhaustion and heartbreak of reporting on US society as a black journalist


In this Monday, May 25, 2020, frame from video provided by Darnella Frazier, a Minneapolis officer kneels on the neck of a handcuffed man who was pleading that he could not breathe in Minneapolis. (Darnella Frazier via AP) 

Derek Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter today, four days after the death of George Floyd


(AP Photo/John Minchillo) 

Among Thursday night's casualties was a Minneapolis police station that demonstrators torched after the department abandoned it


Captain Remoshay Nelson (Photo Courtesy of USAF Thunderbirds) 

Captain Remoshay Nelson credits her parents’ support and her time at Howard University with her desire to actually live the life she imagined


A protester is doused with milk after exposure to tear gas outside the Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP) 

The protests that began late Wednesday and stretched into Thursday morning were the most destructive yet since the death of George Floyd, who was seen on video gasping for breath as an officer kneeled on his neck.


Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations  

In an expansion of its Rooney Rule, teams must now also interview at least one minority candidate for coordinator openings and one external candidate for positions in teams’ front offices.


A NASA helicopter escorts the crew to Launch Pad 39-A, Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) 

View video of this historic launch from the same launch pad used by the Apollo moon missions a half-century ago. UPDATE: Mission was "scrubbed" less than 16 minutes from launch time. The launch is rescheduled for Saturday, June 2.


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