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    Eminem, Kid Cudi (Photos: Getty Images) This week Kid Cudi and Eminem fans got an unexpected treat when the two rappers decided to join forces on a new project that takes aim at everything from people who refuse to wear masks, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and the killing of George Floyd. Read More: Janelle Monae rants against sexism in music, religion and other institutions “Me and Moon Man @kidcudi got something coming tonight!” Eminem teased on Thursday. ...
    More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are seeking disability benefits, claiming they are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the protests that have rocked the city and the nation in the wake of George Floyd’s killing.  In a statement Friday, attorney Ron Meuser, whose law firm is representing the officers, said that many are at “their breaking point.” “In the last six weeks, over 150 police officers have started the process of filing physical and mental disability claims, the majority of which...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Protests after the death of George Floyd—and hard conversations about race in America—are happening all across the country. Three people reveal how they’ve found a new role for social media in the movement for racial justice. View this post on Instagram I’m done. I’m done preemptively crossing the street so that you don’t get nervous and call the cops. I’m done holding my tongue so that you can avoid an uncomfortable conversation. I’m...
    MINNEAPOLIS — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new...
    An attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process to file disability claims following the death of George Floyd, mostly for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), numerous sources reported.  In the six weeks after the death of Floyd on May 25, an influx of officers have filed the claims, mentioning the exhaustion of working long shifts without relief or support from city leadership, attorney Ron Meuser Jr., who is representing the officers, said according to...
    Ernst claimed that bad actors in these law enforcement agencies sought to take down political opponents, which is exactly what we saw happening at DOJ and FBI during the race for the White House and President Trump was the subject of those wrongdoings. Floyd, a black man, was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis earlier this year after the officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes, ignoring his repeated pleas for air. The officer...
     Kid Cudi and Eminem’s new collaboration “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady”, tackled many of 2020’s most viral and controversial topics — including New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees,  mask truthers amid the coronavirus pandemic, and “dirty” cops. The single, which dropped at midnight on Friday, showcases the rappers’ frustration with the year so far. Cudi’s half was dedicated to his past struggles with drugs and mental health while Eminem took on police killings and coronavirus safety precautions....
    Eminem had a few harsh words for people who refuse to wear a face covering or mask in a scathing new track with Kid Cudi. The single, “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady,” tackles current issues like the coronavirus, police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. “Bunch of halfwits up in office/Half of us walking around like a zombie apocalypse/Other half are just pissed off and don’t want to wear a mask and they’re just scoffin’/And...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders that Floyd was “talking, so he can breathe.” That reaction — seen in police restraint deaths around the country — is dangerously wrong, medical experts say. While it would...
    Conservative black activist Candace Owens has been subject to a prolonged smear campaign on Wikipedia since expressing her support for President Donald Trump. Many of the edits made to her page have selectively quoted or misrepresented Owens to portray her negatively. This included recent comments she made criticizing attempts to minimize the criminal past of George Floyd in the wake of his death in police custody. An earlier addition to the Wikipedia article on Owens, which referenced an old deleted...
    There is a substantial possibility that any criminal trials of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in connection with the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day evening will be moved out of Hennepin County. That potential was manifested in remarks by the current presiding judge in Hennepin County, Peter Cahill. At a preliminary hearing a couple of weeks ago, the former prosecutor told the lawyers and their clients that he may change venue because of unfavorable pretrial publicity...
    At least 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process of applying for disability payments, saying they’re suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the wake of the George Floyd protests, KMSP-TV reported. Of those officers, 75 of them are under doctors’ orders not to return to work due to PTSD. Of the 150 officers, 50 of them were working in the Third Precinct on the night of May 28, 2020. On that night, as violent protests were raging...
    (CNN)As one of only two Black managers in Major League Soccer (MLS), Montreal Impacts Thierry Henry used his platform to make a powerful statement by taking a knee for nearly nine minutes of last nights game with the New England Revolution.Players, staff and officials from both sides knelt at the opening whistle to pay tribute to George Floyd and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.Henry, wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt, also raised his fist during the tribute.Kick...
              There’s no way to know for certain if people in Nashville who caught COVID-19 are telling the truth when they said they didn’t march in any recent political rallies honoring George Floyd or Black Lives Matter. A spokesman for the Nashville Metro Health Department said as much this week. The Tennessee Star asked Metro Health spokesman Brian Todd if county officials have any measures in place to make sure people who catch COVID-19...
              Repairing damage to the Ohio Statehouse and surrounding Capitol Square that occurred during protests against racial injustice will cost about $158,000, according to the board that oversees the property. That tally from protests in Columbus between May 28 and June 18 doesn’t include repairs for damage on other state property or expenses for the Ohio State Highway Patrol, according to the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board. Windows broken at the Statehouse have...
    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A foundation for a New Mexico college has announced it has created a scholarship in George Floyd’s name for Black students. The New Mexico Highlands University Foundation said Thursday it developed the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship to benefit African American students, thanks to a generous donor. Highlands vice president of student and donor engagement Theresa Law says the new scholarship will benefit Black Highlands University students who are leaders on campus or are working on...
    The judge overseeing the trial of four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd issued a gag order prohibiting any public discussion by those working on the case. Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahills Thursday order bars attorneys and others in the case from sharing opinions, strategies, plans, or potential evidence, according to the Star Tribune. The Minneapolis paper also noted that the order came one day after an attorney spoke to its reporters about...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — An 11-year-old boy from Columbia turned to writing after watching the video of the death of George Floyd. He came up with an eloquent poem about police brutality, the recent protests and growing up as a young Black boy in America. “It’s hard being on that Black list. I know, struggling with the racist.” Those are the words of Josiah Wheeler, a student at Swansfield Elementary School. “Protest, it’s gonna get violent. I know we’re all...
    GEORGE Floyd asked cops to tell his kids he loved them during his brutal arrest in Minnesota. The full transcript of the 46-year-old dads police custody death has been released, revealing the heartbreaking moments before he died. Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutesCredit: AP:Associated Press George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody, is seen with his daughter Gianna in an family photoCredit: Reuters On May 25, Floyd was pulled out of his car and arrested...
    Sony just invested $250 million in the company behind Fortnite Jets sign fourth-round choice La’Mical Perine George Floyd Told Officers I Can’t Breathe More than 20 Times Before He Died, Transcript Reveals A chilling new transcript gives insight into George Floyds distress during the more than eight minutes he lay pinned to the ground with a Minneapolis police officers knee pressed to his neck, restricting Floyds oxygen as he died during an arrest for allegedly spending a counterfeit $20 bill....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Thursday imposed a gag order on attorneys in the case involving four former Minneapolis police officers who are charged in the death of George Floyd. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill issued his order the day after he pointed out that two or more attorneys granted interviews or talked to the news media. Cahill didnt name the attorneys, but defense attorney Earl Gray spoke to the Star Tribune and WCCO-AM about his motion to dismiss...
    Transcripts of body camera recordings from Minneapolis police were made public Wednesday, giving a more detailed account of events surrounding the death of George Floyd. The transcripts were part of a request by attorneys for former officer Thomas Lane to have charges against him dismissed. Lane was one of four officers charged in the death of Floyd. Read the full transcript below. Related Articles Minneapolis council members pledge thoughtful police revamp Monuments and statues are falling....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Thursday imposed a gag order on attorneys in the case involving four former Minneapolis police officers who are charged in the death of George Floyd. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill issued his order the day after he pointed out that two or more attorneys granted interviews or talked to the news media. Cahill didn’t name the attorneys, but defense attorney Earl Gray spoke to the Star Tribune and WCCO-AM about his motion to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Thursday imposed a gag order on attorneys in the case involving four former Minneapolis police officers who are charged in the death of George Floyd. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill issued his order the day after he pointed out that two or more attorneys granted interviews or talked to the news media. Cahill didn’t name the attorneys, but defense attorney Earl Gray spoke to the Star Tribune and WCCO-AM about his motion to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County judge in the case against four officers charged in George Floyd’s death just issued a gag order in the case. It means all parties — officers, attorneys and anyone involved in the case — are ordered not to talk about the case or disclose evidence. In the gag order, the court says “continuing pretrial publicity in this case by the attorneys involved will increase the risk of tainting a potential jury pool...