Day: June 2, 2020

Floyd Mayweather to pay funeral expenses for George Floyd

Former champion boxer Floyd Mayweather will pay all of the funeral expenses for George Floyd who died in police custody after Derek Chauvin a Minneapolis cop pressed his knee on the back of his neck until he stopped breathing. Floyd was lying faced down on the sidewalk with his arms handcuffed behind his back. The murder occurred May 25. Leonard[Read More…]

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Independent autopsy said Floyd’s death at the hands of a cop was a homicide

An independent autopsy of George Floyd, who died Monday in Minneapolis police custody, concluded his death was a homicide. The autopsy, commissioned by Floyd’s family, reported that Floyd “died of asphyxia due to neck and back compression that cut off blood flow to his brain,” according to Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Floyd’s family.  The 46-year-old Floyd died after Minneapolis[Read More…]

Medical organizations say racism is a public health issue

Several leading medical organizations have said racism is a public health issue and that police brutality must stop. The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians made their comments in the wake of the May 25 murder of Floyd George, who was murdered while in the custody of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, police. The American[Read More…]