Six people of color have died by hanging in the last month. Family and community leaders fear officials have rushed to label them all suicides.
“All we can do is raise the alarm, raise our voices,” one health official said. Meanwhile, the state is setting new COVID-19 records by the day.
Years before a monster cop in Minneapolis cut George Floyd’s life tragically short, Gerald Goines carried out an insidiously routine bit of police misconduct in Houston on Floyd.
The day George Floyd is buried in Houston, A.J. McQueen will be in St. Louis for the funeral of his uncle, retired police Capt. David Dorn. He talks about marching as he grieves.
The long goodbye to Floyd culminated on Tuesday with a burial in his home city, just as police reforms began to get traction across the country.
After a horrific night in which up to 2,000 looters ran riot through Manhattan robbing stores and lighting fires, the NYPD finally seemed to get an upper hand on Tuesday.
“Never, never man, would I have thought we'd have this many people, man, for my brother,” Terrence Floyd told an estimated 60,000 people in Houston.