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Restaurant Owner Shows Solidarity With Protesters: ‘Let My Building Burn’

Gandhi Mahal restaurant in Minneapolis was damaged during protests over George Floyd’s death.

Added May 29, 2020

Trump Takes No Questions From Press Amid Nationwide Protests On Police Violence

In tweets, the president claimed to clarify earlier remarks calling the George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and appearing to threaten violence against them.

Added May 29, 2020

Melania Trump Says 'There Is No Need For Violence' In George Floyd Protests

On Twitter, the first lady called for "peace, prayers & healing" and offered condolences to Floyd's family.

Added May 29, 2020

Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner: George Floyd's Death Was 'A Murder'

“I don’t want to prejudice this from a criminal perspective, but I’m just calling it what I see it," John Harrington said.

Added May 29, 2020

Barack Obama Responds To George Floyd's Death: 'This Shouldn't Be Normal'

The former president said he feels the same anguish that millions of others do over the killing of another unarmed Black man.

Added May 29, 2020

The Racist Origins Of Trump’s ‘When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts’ Quote

A line originally used by an aggressive Miami police chief prompted Twitter to issue another content warning for the president's tweets.

Added May 29, 2020

Transit Workers Union Backs Members Who Refuse Transporting Minneapolis Police

The Amalgamated Transit Union and its Minneapolis members issued statements in solidarity with protests against the police killing of George Floyd.

Added May 29, 2020

The Shooting Of Black Americans Started Long Before The Looting

Donald Trump threatened George Floyd protesters on Twitter, but their lives have always been at risk.

Added May 29, 2020

Keedron Bryant's Protest Song Goes Viral After George Floyd's Death

"I just want to live," the young gospel performer sings as demonstrations rage across the country.

Added May 29, 2020

Dwayne Johnson Denounces Death Of George Floyd: ‘This Is Our Ongoing Disease’

The Rock demanded “HUMANITY code" for police officers in a passionate Instagram post lamenting Floyd's treatment by Minneapolis police.

Added May 29, 2020

Police Arrest CNN Reporter, Crew Covering Minneapolis Protests Live On Air

CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and two members of his crew were seized by state police as the camera kept rolling.

Added May 29, 2020

Jay Ellis On Directing ‘Insecure’ And Whether Issa And Lawrence Should Be Together

The actor made his directorial debut on the latest episode of the HBO series, entitled “Lowkey Trippin'.”

Added May 29, 2020

Protests Erupt Nationwide Over Death Of George Floyd In Minneapolis

Demonstrations across the country grew increasingly tense as people expressed their pain over the death of a Black man who was pinned down by a white officer.

Added May 29, 2020

Formerly Incarcerated People Talk About Life In Coronavirus-Stricken Prisons

Two formerly incarcerated men told HuffPost about the trauma they witnessed and experienced before being released from prison during the pandemic.

Added May 29, 2020

Ice Cube Cites George Floyd Killing As Reason He Canceled 'GMA' Appearance

"I’m in no mood to tell America, good morning," the rapper/actor/film producer tweeted.

Added May 29, 2020

Declare Racism A Public Health Crisis, Minneapolis City Council VP Says

Protests over the police killing of George Floyd have shaken Minneapolis this week.

Added May 28, 2020

George Floyd's Brother Calls For Officers To Get Death Penalty: 'They Executed My Brother'

"People are torn and hurt because they’re tired of seeing Black men die," Philonise Floyd told CNN about the resulting protests in Minneapolis.

Added May 28, 2020

Searing Supercut ‘Congratulates’ Trump, Fox News On Spinning Coronavirus Into Oblivion

"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" marked the 100,000 nationwide death toll with a withering montage.

Added May 28, 2020

John Boyega Actually Had To Defend Himself After Saying He 'F**king' Hates Racists

The “Star Wars” actor said he would not apologize for that comment, which followed a tweet paying tribute to George Floyd.

Added May 28, 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross Says Pursuing Singing Was 'Terrifying' As Diana Ross' Daughter

The "Black-ish" actor said she feared she'd be "taken down and obliterated" by the public.

Added May 28, 2020

Public Figures Express Outrage And Demand Accountability After George Floyd Killing

George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed Black man, died after an officer drove his knee into Floyd's neck for several minutes.

Added May 28, 2020

Christian Cooper Urges An End To Threats Targeting White Woman Who Accosted Him

Cooper on CNN decried the death threats directed at the woman, saying that made no sense and defied logic.

Added May 27, 2020

Minneapolis Mayor Calls For Charges In George Floyd Death

“Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail?” mayor Jacob Frey asked of the white police officer who kneeled on a Black man’s neck.

Added May 27, 2020

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out About 'Toxic' Environment Simon Cowell Created On 'AGT'

The actor was ousted from “America’s Got Talent” after clashing with producers and fellow judges over complaints about racist behavior on set.

Added May 27, 2020

Wrongly Imprisoned Archie Williams Is Free And Fabulous On 'America's Got Talent'

He sang his heart out on the talent show after spending nearly 40 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Added May 27, 2020