Transcript of George Floyd death shows he said he was dying, officers said he was fine because he could speak

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin told George Floyd that his pleas for help took “a heck of a lot of oxygen” as the officer kneeled on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes, newly released transcripts show.The transcripts, obtained by The Washington Post, come from the body camera footage of J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas K. Lane, two…

Why George Harrison Was Paranoid After Beatles Breakup

We know that the Beatles breakup brought the best out of George Harrison’s hidden talents. But, it didn’t happen right away. For quite some time, George was ‘really paranoid’ and lost his confidence when it came to his music. And it was because of the power dynamics within the Beatles. Wikimedia Commons Now, George Harrison…

George Floyd protests lead to reckoning as Black employees speak out on racism and discrimination in the workplace

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook posted a video on Twitter announcing a $100-million initiative to fight racism and break down barriers to opportunity, including inside his own company. Tanya Faison, who is Black and for five years worked in technical support at Apple, says she’s skeptical of these expressions of solidarity from corporations that…

Cashing in on George Floyd: T-shirts, pillows, running shoes and even underwear are being sold, some of it through Amazon

CLOSEBy now you’ve probably seen the T-shirts and face masks bearing George Floyd’s name and image. But have you seen the “Justice For George Floyd’’ running shoes?Or how about the “Call for Justice for George Floyd’’ throw pillow?Or the “George Floyd R.I.P.” underwear?Yes, underwear, $18 for three pair.The death of Floyd, an African American man who…