Philonise Floyd appeared before Congress to emphasize the need for reforms that will hold police accountable for the wrongful deaths of Americans. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
George Floyd’s Brother Testifies in
House Police Brutality Hearing.
Philonise Floyd appeared before Congress to
emphasize the need for reforms that will hold police
accountable for the wrongful deaths of Americans.
George called for help, and he was ignored. Please listen to the call I’m making to you now, to the calls of our family, and the calls ringing out in the streets across the world, Philonise Floyd, via committee hearing.
The House Judiciary Committee hearing will examine
“racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between
police departments and the communities they serve.”.
Attorney Benjamin Crump also spoke, saying America
has “two systems of justice, one for white Americans,
and another for black Americans.”.
Democratic leaders introduced a police reform package on Monday, which would ban police chokeholds and require states to gather data on police misconduct
Paramount Pulls ‘Cops’
Series in Wake of Protests.
Paramount Network recently
confirmed their decision
to cancel the long-running
reality show, ‘Cops.’.
In a statement to ‘The Hollywood Reporter,’
a network spokesperson said they had no
“current or future plans” to continue with the show.
‘Cops’ is not on the Paramount
Network and we don’t have
any current or future plans
for it to return, Paramount Network, via
The show was slated to begin
airing its 33rd season on June 1.
However, Paramount pulled it from
the network’s schedule due to nationwide
protests over the killing of George Floyd.
Floyd, a 46-year-old black man,
was killed by a white police
officer in Minneapolis on May 25.
‘Cops’ began airing on Paramount
Network’s forerunner, Spike TV,
in 2013, following Fox’s decision
to drop the series.
It was the longest-running reality show
on TV, having premiered on Fox in 1989
On Sunday, Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah joined a group of protesters marching through Washington, D.C. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
More than 1,000 people protested peacefully in Kianga Isoke Palacio Park near Doolittle Community Center in the Historic Westside neighborhood of Las Vegas on Friday night, June 5. It was a Black Lives Matter rally and candlelight vigil for George Floyd and other black Americans who have died in confrontations with police. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
At a media event during UFC 250 fight week, UFC president Dana White spoke about how the UFC is faring amid the coronavirus pandemic, what it was like to see Las Vegas reopen after being closed for 78 days and his thoughts on the George Floyd protests. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford talks about his 5-year-old son facing racism in the classroom and emphasizes that this is not about police training but systemic racism in police forces nationwide that needs to be addressed.
Gov. Sisolak, alongside Nevada’s elected and community leaders. pledges to listen to the experiences of black Nevadans and to making change.
George Floyd protesters march on the Las Vegas Strip
Former police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane have been criminally charged
with aiding and abetting murder. The charges come more than a week and a half after former police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, resulting in his death. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sheriff Joe Lombardo briefs the media on shootings during the Black Lives Matter protest that left one man dead and a Metro officer in critical condition on Monday, June 1, 2020.
On Monday, June 1, people were busy cleaning up graffiti and repairing damage after the Black Lives Matter protests over the weekend on the Las Vegas Strip and in downtown Las Vegas. (Michael Quine & Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas police used tear gas and nonlethal rubber bullets to break up a Black Lives Matter protest on the Las Vegas Strip shortly before 9 p.m. on Sunday.
Longtime customer Najja Hashim talks about the looting of a neighborhood convenience store. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The manager of a Rebel gas station talks about looting at the Tropicana and Koval store over the weekend. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Locals then converged in the daylight downtown to clean up and see the aftermath following a second night of demonstrations and clashes between protesters and police, spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody on Memorial Day.
The city of Reno and Washoe County issued mandatory curfews Saturday night after Reno City Hall was damaged and looted during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
Las Vegas police said they arrested 80 people Friday night during a protest on the Strip. Twelve officers were injured, the department said Saturday, although the extent of the officers’ injuries was unclear.
Las Vegas police arrested two photojournalists, including a Review-Journal staff photographer, while they were photographing a Friday night protest on the Strip. The demonstrators were protesting the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Similar protests have broken out across the U.S. Review-Journal photographer Ellen Schmidt was arrested, along with photographer and former Review-Journal employee Bridget Bennett. Both were booked into the Clark County Detention Center and face misdemeanor charges.
Hundreds of people took to the Las Vegas Strip on Friday to protest the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in Minneapolis police custody on Monday. Police were seen blocking traffic at multiple intersections on the Strip as the protest lasted into the evening. Some officers were in riot gear.
Protesters with Black Lives Matter took to the Strip on Friday in one of many demonstrations that have occurred in U.S. cities since a handcuffed black man died in Minneapolis police custody on Monday.
Protesters took to the Las Vegas Strip on Friday in one of many demonstrations that have occurred in the U.S. since a black man died in Minneapolis police custody.
On May 27, hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to display their rage against the city’s police department. The community’s anger was fueled by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black man, who died at the hands of police on Monday. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)