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Entertainment Kanye West launches college fund for George Floyd's daughter, reveals $2.8 million in additional donations

00:44  05 june  2020
00:44  05 june  2020 Source:   celebrity.nine.com.au

Independent autopsy says George Floyd was smothered and this is a homicide

 Independent autopsy says George Floyd was smothered and this is a homicide MINNEAPOLIS-POLICE-AUTOPSIE: Independent autopsy says George Floyd was smothered and it is a homicide © Reuters / LUCAS JACKSON AN INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY CLAIMS THAT GEORGE FLOYD HAS BEEN SMOKED AND IT IS A HOMICIDE (Reuters) - Two forensic scientists who carried out an independent autopsy of the body of George Floyd, killed the last week by a police officer during a violent arrest, affirm that the victim died by "mechanical asphyxia" and that his death resulted from a homicide.

Kanye West sets up a college savings fund for George Floyd ' s 6-year-old daughter and donates $ 2 million to cover legal costs for the families of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

Gianna Floyd is George Floyd ' s youngest child, who he shared with his ex-partner, Roxie Washington. The six-year-old lives with Ms Washington in Houston One of the many ways people can help is by donating to Gianna Floyd ' s college fund . Her family has worked with their legal counsel to set up a

a man in a blue shirt: George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd, six, gives her mother Roxie Washington a hug during a press conference at Minneapolis City Hall on June 2. © Getty George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd, six, gives her mother Roxie Washington a hug during a press conference at Minneapolis City Hall on June 2. It's been nearly 10 days since the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hand of a Minneapolis police officer, during which time massive protests against police violence have taken place across the country.

But while tens of thousands have taken to the streets to express their anger at the systemic racism that has gripped the United States, the usually vocal Kanye West has been surprisingly quiet.

Today the rapper revealed via a representative that he has donated US$2 million (approx. $2.8 million) so far to charities associated with Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and has set up a college fund to cover tuition for Floyd's six-year-old daughter, Gianna.

USA: Ex-boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

 USA: Ex-boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral © Kevin C. Cox Former boxing star Floyd Mayweather (left) and Mayweather Promotions president Leonard Ellerbe (right) attend at a college basketball game (NCAA) on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta. Former boxing star Floyd Mayweather will finance the funeral costs of George Floyd, victim of a homicide committed by a white police officer during his arrest on May 25 in Minneapolis, announced one of its representatives.

George Floyd ’ s death, charging three of the officers with aiding and abetting a murder and upgrading the charges against the officer who pressed his knee on Floyd ’ s neck to second -degree murder. LIVE: George Floyd protest in West Hollywood | ABC7 Los Angeles ABC7 16 509 зрителей.

Horrific moment group of bystanders films detained man George Floyd pass out as Minneapolis police officer presses his knee on the man' s neck, until he' s motionless.

In addition, the rapper has pledged to cover legal costs for the Arbery and Taylor families. And in his hometown of Chicago, he'll also be aiding black-owned businesses with financial contributions.

"I don’t want to be afraid anymore": words of American demonstrators after the death of George Floyd

 More than a week after the death of George Floyd, on May 25, a wave of demonstrations is affecting major American cities. Protesters protest against racism and police violence. "I am angry", "It makes me sick", "I am fighting for mine" ... These words were spoken during a demonstration in New York on June 2. These demonstrators, often young, gathered to protest against the death of George Floyd.

Students Messiah Young and Taniyah Pilgrim suffered from violent police treatment for breaking curfew during the Black Lives Matter and George Floyd movements.

Floyd choked to death while being restrained by white police officer Derek Chauvin in Minnesota on Irina Shayk took a relaxing stroll in New York City with her daughter Lea before its curfew went into effect. George Floyd ' s final autopsy report has revealed the 46-year-old had tested positive for

The deaths of Arbery and Taylor — in Georgia and Louisville, respectively — preceded the killing of George Floyd.

Kanye West wearing a costume: Kanye West has set up a college fund for Floyd's daughter. © Getty Kanye West has set up a college fund for Floyd's daughter.

Along with former officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison with second-degree murder, in addition to the charge of third-degree murder filed last week, officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng were charged on Wednesday with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

Said Ellison at a press conference on Wednesday: "George Floyd mattered. He was loved. His family was important. His life had value, and we will seek justice for him and for you, and we will find it."

Floyd died after being pinned down by the neck for nearly nine minutes during an arrest.

Stephen Jackson standing in front of a brick wall posing for the camera: George Floyd was killed on May 25. © 9News George Floyd was killed on May 25.

Thao was seen on video watching as Chauvin held Floyd to the ground with his knee. Floyd was seen complaining that he could not breathe, and bystanders urged the officers to come to his aid, without avail.

Kanye West launches a fund to pay for the studies of George Floyd’s daughter

 Kanye West launches a fund to pay for the studies of George Floyd’s daughter © Lee Palace / INSTARImages / ABACA A generous gesture to protect the little girl. According to information from " CNN " contacted by representatives of Kanye West , the rapper has created a fund to pay the future school fees of Gianna, the daughter of George Floyd now 6 years old. A way for him to participate in the protests which have been agitating the United States for several days and which should avoid worries for the mother of the little girl.

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Meghan Markle says ' George Floyd ' s life mattered' in speech at former school and waited until now because she 'wanted to say the right thing'. Daisy Lowe reveals that clumps of her hair fell out and she lost the ability to speak before being forced into rehab following her appearance on Strictly.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office ruled the death a homicide, though it differed with an independent autopsy performed on behalf of the Floyd family in its conclusion on the precise cause of death. The family autopsy concluded that Floyd died of asphyxiation, while the coroner's report indicated it was the result of the police restraint in combination with underlying medical conditions and intoxication.

All four officers were fired shortly after the arrest.

a train covered in graffiti: Protesters have come together in Minneapolis after days of violence and unrest to honour the death of George Floyd. © Provided by 9News.com.au Protesters have come together in Minneapolis after days of violence and unrest to honour the death of George Floyd.

The Minnesota Attorney General's office took over the case on Sunday, following a request from the Floyd family that the Hennepin County Attorney's office be relieved of responsibility for the case. Some had complained that the local prosecutors office took too long to arrest and charge Chauvin, giving energy to the protests in Minneapolis.

In "Loyalty": Hundreds mourn in Houston for George Floyd .
© imago images / UPI Photo Pastor Dr. Remus Wright at a funeral service for George Floyd in Houston After George Floyd's violent death, hundreds of people say goodbye to a funeral service. This is followed by a procession and burial. Around 500 invited guests said goodbye to George Floyd at a funeral service in Houston on Tuesday. The African American died almost two weeks after a brutal arrest.

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