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Gunshots ring out near George Floyd Square in Minneapolis on anniversary of his death
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Gunshots ring out near George Floyd Square in Minneapolis on anniversary of his death

Floyd, 46, who was Black, died on Memorial Day 2020 after then officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck, pinning him to the ground for about 9 1/2 minutes

FA Cup final: Youri Tielemans' sensational strike helps Leicester City upset Chelsea in front of 22,000 fans
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FA Cup final: Youri Tielemans' sensational strike helps Leicester City upset Chelsea in front of 22,000 fans

Five years after the Foxes stunned the Premier League's giants to become champions, Leicester have now claimed English football's other prestigious trophy, the FA Cup.

FA Cup final: Some fans at Wembley boo as Chelsea and Leicester players take a knee
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FA Cup final: Some fans at Wembley boo as Chelsea and Leicester players take a knee

The jeering was heard over some applause as more than 20,000 supporters were allowed inside Wembley Stadium after producing negative coronavirus test results.

Columbus cop shot and killed a Black teenage girl holding a knife, bodycam footage shows
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Columbus cop shot and killed a Black teenage girl holding a knife, bodycam footage shows

Video released by the Columbus Division of Police on Tuesday night shows the teenage girl attacking another girl with a knife before being shot

Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media
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Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media

Though the answer is not a perfect representation of the national mental health, analysis of Twitter data shows an uptick in signs of sadness, anxiety, depression, stress, and suicidal thoughts as compared to 2019

Portland protestors deface, knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in ‘rage’ against Columbus Day
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Portland protestors deface, knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in ‘rage’ against Columbus Day

Dubbing the day as the ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Rage’, protestors smashed windows at the Oregon Historical Society and damaged a quilt sewn by 15 Black women in the 1970s

Ex-cop charged with George Floyd's death released on $1mn bail; 'far from getting justice,' says victim's family
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Ex-cop charged with George Floyd's death released on $1mn bail; 'far from getting justice,' says victim's family

The other three police officers charged in Floyd's death had previously posted bond amounts of $750,000 and have been free pending trial

US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle

The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention

US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby
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US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office will investigate allegations federal agents used excessive force against peaceful protesters in Portland

Apple is replacing racial words like master, blacklist, whitelist in a push for inclusive language
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Apple is replacing racial words like master, blacklist, whitelist in a push for inclusive language

Apple will now be using 'deny list' in place of blacklist, 'allow list' for whitelist, and 'main branch' for master branch.

George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder
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George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder

The family's lawyer said the lawsuit seeks to set a precedent "that makes it financially prohibitive for police to wrongfully kill marginalised people in the future"

Formula 1: Drivers to support fight against racism at Austrian Grand Prix in individual gestures
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Formula 1: Drivers to support fight against racism at Austrian Grand Prix in individual gestures

Hamilton praised some drivers for speaking out against racism, but he still feels others need to do more and he raised that in their briefing.

English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims
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English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims

The study analysed 2,073 statements from English-speaking commentators in 80 games from the 2019-20 season across Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga and Premier League. A total of 643 players of various races and skin tones were discussed.

One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests
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One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests

Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park in Louisville, Kentucky as people scrambled for cover. The footage later showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground

Noose found in garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace who led call to ban the Confederate flag at tracks
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Noose found in garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace who led call to ban the Confederate flag at tracks

NASCAR said it had launched an immediate investigation and will do everything possible to find out who was responsible and "eliminate them from the sport."

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Sunday said just like awareness around anti-doping or anti-corruption it is important to educate young cricketers on anti-racism at a systematic level to reduce discrimination and promote the value of diversity.

'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism
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'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has recalled his brush with racism as he offered his views on the raging issue, talking about a time when he saw fellow players being abused and discriminated against but not without a note of protest from him.

Serie A: Torino's Nicolas Nkoulou takes a knee after scoring against Parma as Italian league resumes
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Serie A: Torino's Nicolas Nkoulou takes a knee after scoring against Parma as Italian league resumes

The first Serie A goal in 103 days was marked by scorer Nicolas Nkoulou taking a knee as the Italian league resumed with tributes for the country's healthcare workers and victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

'White Lives Matter' sprayed on statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe
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'White Lives Matter' sprayed on statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe

The Arthur Ashe monument was dedicated in 1996 to memorialize the Richmond native and counterbalance the string of statues on Memorial Avenue dedicated to Confederate leaders.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice
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Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for 'law and order' nationwide.