George Floyd

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‘I had a big gasp’: George Floyd jurors speak on the trial, the video and the verdict
In a CNN interview, seven jurors reflect on the trauma of seeing the cellphone recording and how they arrived at their decision

Gloria Oladipo

29, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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An arrest at the George Floyd protests: Mel D Cole’s best photograph
‘As soon as I took this shot, I knew it was special – something pretty much all Black people could relate to. This man was arrested for daring to question authority. I’ve been arrested for the same thing’

Interview by Edward Siddons

20, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Racial justice advocates hope for pardon of George Floyd’s past drug charges
Erasing his two-decades-old record would require the rightwing Texas governor’s goodwill

Samira Sadeque

07, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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UN calls for end of ‘impunity’ for police violence against black people
Report launched in aftermath of George Floyd murder cites example of 2018 death of Kevin Clarke in UK

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

28, Jun, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Grime artist Saskilla criticises music industry for a lack of change
Star’s Do Black Lives Still Matter? BBC documentary finds black people are still denied opportunities

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

27, Jun, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Keith Ellison urges Congress to act on stalled police reform after Chauvin sentencing
Minnesota attorney general secured conviction and sentencing of former police officer who murdered George Floyd last year

Guardian staff and agencies

27, Jun, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 and a half years for murder of George Floyd – as it happened
Judge hands down sentence to former Minneapolis police officer – follow the latest updates

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco (now) and Daniel Strauss in Washington (earlier)

26, Jun, 2021 @12:13 AM

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‘I have begged for justice’: key moments from the Derek Chauvin sentencing
George Floyd’s brothers and daughter describe the pain of loss and former officer’s mother defends him

Sarah Betancourt

25, Jun, 2021 @10:11 PM

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for murder of George Floyd
Four members of the Floyd family, including his seven-year-old daughter Gianna, gave statements before the sentencing

Oliver Laughland

25, Jun, 2021 @9:10 PM

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George Floyd memorials vandalised in New York and New Jersey
Statues daubed with reference to far-right hate group in attacks on eve of sentencing of Derek Chauvin for murder

Alexandra Villarreal

25, Jun, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Death of Romany man knelt on by Czech police compared to that of George Floyd
Video footage challenges official claims that the cause of death was unrelated to man’s arrest

Anna Koslerova

22, Jun, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Cambridge college ends critical examination of founder Winston Churchill
Working party at Churchill College disbands after dispute over event about British PM and racism

Richard Adams

17, Jun, 2021 @7:39 PM

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