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Sport Jay-Z: his poignant message in homage to George Floyd

10:55  03 june  2020
10:55  03 june  2020 Source:   elle.fr

Death of George Floyd: heart "broken", Céline Dion launches an appeal

 Death of George Floyd: heart Heart "broken" by the death of George Floyd, which provoked protests across the United States, Céline Dion denounces racism and violence . © Kendrick / ABACA From Minneapolis to Washington, via Los Angeles and Austin, Americans take to the streets across the United States to demand with one voice the end of police violence and racism.

Nickelodeon shared a poignant message on national television on Monday playing eight minutes and 46 seconds His name was George Floyd . 'Today at 5pm ET, the E&Y brands and platforms around the world will go dark for Jay - Z and his activist group Team ROC take out full-page ad dedicated to

Huge crowd of protesters in Iowa kneel in poignant silence for nine minutes, marking the time that white cop Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd ’s neck. Washington state governor Jay Inslee was among those to send for the National Guard after vandalism and looting in multiple cities, calling the

  Jay-Z : son message poignant en hommage à George Floyd © Behar Anthony / SPUS / ABACA

On a full page, a black background and an extract from a speech by Martin Luther King in 1965, to Selma in the 'Alabama. This is what many Americans will find in the newspapers of the day. American rapper Jay-Z bought many pages of ads in the national press to get a message out.

“A man dies when he refuses to fight for what is right. A man dies when he refuses to fight for what is true. ” Strong words, in tribute to George Floyd. The page was signed by Jay-Z but also by the team of Roc Nation, the rapper's label, and by several representatives of black men and women, killed during police interventions.

Bundesliga: no penalty for tributes to George Floyd

 Bundesliga: no penalty for tributes to George Floyd After studying the matter and receiving public advice from FIFA, the German Football Federation has decided not to sanction players who display tributes to George Floyd and to the "Black Lives Matter" movement. © RMC Sport Bundesliga: no penalty for tributes to George Floyd Paying homage in the middle of a match to George Floyd and to anti-racist demonstrations will not be punished.

In a press conference today, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said he received a call last night from JAY - Z regarding George Floyd to amplify protesters’ demand that all officers involved in his murder face justice. This weekend, Beyoncé shared a message about Floyd on her Instagram page.

The 'Official George Floyd Memorial Fund' had garnered a staggering ,113,200 in funds from 390,100 Philonise wrote how his life has been 'shattered' following Floyd 's death. The money will be used Jay - Z and his activist group Team ROC take out full-page ad dedicated to George Floyd in

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Since the beginning of the crisis, Jay-Z has acted in his own way to make things change. He personally called Tim Walz, the Governor of Minnesota, to arrange for those responsible for the death of George Floyd to be brought to justice. In a press release issued on May 31, 's husband Beyoncé wrote: “Earlier today, Governor Walz mentioned having had a conversation at the height of a man with me - a suffering father and a black man. YES, I am human, a father and a black man who suffers, and I am not the only one. Now, with a whole country in pain, I call on Attorney General Ellison to do the right thing and to prosecute all those responsible for the murder of George Floyd as much as possible. This is just the first step. I am more determined to fight for justice than any other fight that my future oppressors could wage. »

George Floyd will be buried this Tuesday in Houston .
MINNEAPOLIS-POLICE-EVENTS: George Floyd will be buried this Tuesday in Houston © Reuters / JASON REDMOND GEORGE FLOYD WILL BE BURISHED ON TUESDAY AT HOUSTON by Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Texas (Reuters) - George Floyd will be buried this Tuesday in Houston, two weeks after being killed by a police officer during a violent arrest which revived accusations of racism among the police, a debate that has spread until in Europe.

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