‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ ignites hope across US

The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests in recent weeks. (July 3)

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Theron wants her daughters to feel represented in Hollywood

Charlize Theron says she’s making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her “two small, beautiful African American daughters” will feel represented on-screen. The actress – who stars in Netflix action movie “The Old Guard” – also discusses her feelings of guilt over being a white person in Apartheid-era South Africa. (June 30)

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Black-owned eateries buoyed by grassroots support since virus hit | AFP

Black-owned eateries in Washington, DC, are trying to hold on as the they face massive drops in business during the coronavirus pandemic. But in recent weeks, as the nation has focused on race issues in the wake of the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in police custody, there has been an explosion of solidarity and support from activists, as well as social media and commercial campaigns, to support African-American restaurant owners.

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UGC: Young black boy stops playing, hides from police car in US | AFP

Home security camera footage shows Eliah, a 10-year-old African American boy, stepping behind a car outside his home in Trumbull, Connecticut, as he spots a police car driving by, before resuming playing basketball in the driveway. Eliah’s father, Stacey Pierre-Louis, shared the footage on his Instagram account on June 11, 2020, saying in the video caption that when he asked his son why he did hide from police, the young boy told him: “because they killed George Floyd.”

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Protest in Palmdale after hanging death of black man | AFP

More than 200 people gather in Palmdale, California, to demonstrate after the controversial death of Robert Fuller, an African-American man found hanging from a tree in front of city hall. The death was initially ruled a suicide, but some people are convinced it was a lynching.

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Palestinian artist draws portrait of George Floyd in Gaza City | AFP

Ayman El-Hosary, a Palestinian artist in Gaza City, draws a portrait of African-American man George Floyd, whose death while a policeman kneeled on his neck has sparked riots in the United States, as a way to show solidarity with Americans and their fight against racism.

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Atlanta residents gather at site where Rayshard Brooks was killed | AFP

Residents of Atlanta in the US state of Georgia gather in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old African American man, was fatally shot by police. IMAGES

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US: Minneapolis residents take part in Black Lives Matter protest | AFP

Activists wearing face masks chant George Floyd’s name at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis, the city in Minnesota where Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, died during an arrest by police. IMAGES

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WATCH IN FULL – Emotional funeral for George Floyd held in Houston – June 9 | AFP

On June 9, Houston said farewell to George Floyd in a rousing hometown funeral, with poignant tributes and calls for justice for the 46-year-old African American whose death ignited global protests against police brutality and racism. Civil rights leader Al Sharpton delivered a fierce eulogy, punctuated by the deep chords of a church organ, in which he accused President Donald Trump of showing indifference over Floyd’s death, and sending police a signal of impunity.

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Demands for justice at funeral of George Floyd | AFP

Houston says farewell to George Floyd in a rousing hometown funeral, with poignant tributes and calls for justice for the 46-year-old African American whose death ignited global protests against police brutality and racism.

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Hearse carrying body of George Floyd arrives at Houston church for funeral | AFP

The hearse carrying the body of George Floyd arrives at the Fountain of Praise Church in Houston, Texas, ahead of a funeral for the 46-year-old African American whose death in custody ignited global protests against police brutality and racism.

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Mural unveiled in honour of black Frenchman who died in police custody | AFP

A fresco by the artist JR in tribute to Adama Traoré, who died in police custody in 2016, is unveiled on a school wall in the rue Louis Blanc in Paris, a few minutes before a press conference of the Adama committee. The fresco also pays homage to George Floyd, the African-American killed in Minneapolis by a white policeman. On the fresco, one eye of Floyd’s is shown next to Adama’s eye. IMAGES

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Trump rejects calls for “defunding” and “dismantling” of police | AFP

“We won’t be defunding our police. We won’t be dismantling our police,” says US President Donald Trump at a meeting with law enforcement officials in the White House. There have been calls for police reform in the United States after George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man died at the hands of police hands two weeks ago.

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Houston church to host memorial service for George Floyd | AFP

Footage of The Fountain of Praise church in Houston that will host a public memorial service for George Floyd, an African American man whose death during an arrest by Minneapolis police sparked protests across the United States. IMAGES

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George Floyd wanted to become a Supreme Court Justice, says his second grade teacher | AFP

After hearing about his death, George Perry Floyd’s former teacher Waynel Sexton found a memory from second grade: a short essay and drawing inspired by Black History Month, in which George Floyd imagines his future as a Supreme Court Justice. George Floyd was an unarmed African-American man who was killed at police hands during an arrest in Minneapolis on May, 25.

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Hearse transporting George Floyd leaves Minneapolis memorial service | AFP

The hearse carrying George Floyd’s coffin leaves after a memorial service in Minneapolis for the African-American whose death during a police arrest set off mass protests across the US and around the world. IMAGES

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Protesters in London’s Hyde Park call for justice for George Floyd | AFP

Hundreds of protesters gather in Hyde Park in London to call for justice over George Floyd’s death. Floyd, an unarmed African American, died last week after a police officer in the US city Minneapolis knelt on his neck, in an incident captured on video by a witness. The killing has prompted waves of angry — sometimes violent — protests across the country that have rippled around the world. IMAGES of protesters in London

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Protesters gather in George Floyd’s hometown Houston | AFP

Protesters gather in Houston, where George Floyd grew up, in memory of the African-American man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis. IMAGES

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US: Protesters march against police violence in Houston | AFP

Protesters, some on horseback, march against police violence in Houston, the city in Texas where George Floyd, an African American man who died following an arrest by Minneapolis police, grew up. IMAGES

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Families of US victims welcome calls for justice

As cities around the U.S. witnessed a seventh straight night of protests set off by the death of George Floyd, attorneys representing families of recent African-American victims said that their families are encouraged by calls for justice. (June 2)

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Syrians in rebel-held Idlib pay tribute to George Floyd | AFP

Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun paint a mural depicting George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man who died while while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, in the town of Binnish in Syria’s rebel-held northwestern Idlib province.

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Biden meets with community leaders at DE church

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden met with community leaders at a predominantly African American church in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware on Monday. (June 1)

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George Floyd’s brother makes emotional visit to the site where he died | AFP

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, makes an emotional visit to the site where his brother died last week. IMAGES

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