George Floyd

Brands Like Macy’s, Chipotle, Wayfair Show Solidarity for BlackOut Tuesday

Brands like Macy’s, Chipotle, and Wayfair were just some of the many companies and organizations that showed solidarity on social media for the BlackOut Tuesday movement, which was organized in response to the killings of African Americans by police.
Read More

‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested for Peacefully Protesting George Floyd’s Death

Cole Sprouse has revealed he was one of the people arrested protesting the death of George Floyd over the weekend. The “Riverdale” star disclosed the incident took place at a Black Lives Matter march in Santa Monica, California on Sunday.
Read More

What Is 'BlackOut Tuesday' and How to Participate and Show Solidarity

The initiative was organized by Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other African American citizens by police.
Read More

Target Commits to Paying Employees as More Stores Shutter Over Protests

Minneapolis-based Target announced that they will pay employees impacted by store closings due to the civil disruption across the region for up to 14 days of the hours they were scheduled to work.
Read More

Target, Walmart and CVS Among Retailers Scaling Back Business Amid Ongoing Protests

Retailers across the U.S. have announced they are closing some stores in cities affected by street protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. These are companies that have announced temporary closures amid ongoing demonstrations.
Read More

What They're Saying: Billie Eilish, Tim McGraw, and More Speak Out About the Death of George Floyd

From sending out calls for justice, messages of solidarity to peaceful protestors, and expressing support for the black community, musicians are using their platform to speak out.
Read More

Music Industry Plans to Pause to 'Disconnect From Work and Reconnect' with Community

Using the hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused, labels and other industry services are planning a media blackout on Tuesday, June 2nd, and call for “a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community.”
Read More

Officials Say Protesters Increase the Risk of Spreading Coronavirus

Protesters are crowding streets across the US as many have become enraged over the unlawful death of George Floyd. However, the coronavirus pandemic rages on, and officials are warning that protesters could spread the virus.
Read More

Protesters Destroy Bar That Former Minneapolis Firefighter Spent Life Savings to Open Up

Rioters protesting the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd destroyed a bar owned by a black former firefighter. Korboi Balla bought the bar with his life savings.
Read More

Pages