George Floyd

Sesame Street Will Host Town Hall to Discuss Racism With Kids

If you’re looking for some help in talking to your children about racism, ‘Sesame Street’ is here for you. On Saturday, CNN and Sesame Street will host a town hall called ‘Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism.’ Read more.
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Kristen Bell Is Actively Raising Anti-Racist Daughters and Demands Allyship From White Americans

Kristen Bell discusses her new children’s book ‘The World Needs More Purple People,’ which aims to educate children from an early age about racism and equality, with RADIO.COM’s Channel Q.
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Home Depot Donates $1 Million, Citing George Floyd

Home Depot is contributing $1 million to the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, CEO Craig Menear announced Tuesday citing “the senseless killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and other unarmed black men and women in our country.”
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Coronavirus: The COVID Cost of Demonstrating

The wave of street civil-rights demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd’s death raise obvious concerns for medical professionals, who have been stressing for weeks the importance of keeping social distance with strangers.
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Brands Like Macy’s, Chipotle, Wayfair Show Solidarity for BlackOut Tuesday

Brands like Macy’s, Chipotle, and Wayfair were just some of the many companies and organizations that showed solidarity on social media for the BlackOut Tuesday movement, which was organized in response to the killings of African Americans by police.
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‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested for Peacefully Protesting George Floyd’s Death

Cole Sprouse has revealed he was one of the people arrested protesting the death of George Floyd over the weekend. The “Riverdale” star disclosed the incident took place at a Black Lives Matter march in Santa Monica, California on Sunday.
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What Is 'BlackOut Tuesday' and How to Participate and Show Solidarity

The initiative was organized by Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other African American citizens by police.
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'Speechless' No More: Dan + Shay Reemerge to Speak Out About George Floyd's Death

In a lengthy Instagram post, the duo explains that they’ve been silent on social media because they’ve been busy finishing up “what we think is our best work yet.” But, they add, “This past week’s event in Minneapolis changed that.”
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Target Commits to Paying Employees as More Stores Shutter Over Protests

Minneapolis-based Target announced that they will pay employees impacted by store closings due to the civil disruption across the region for up to 14 days of the hours they were scheduled to work.
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Target, Walmart and CVS Among Retailers Scaling Back Business Amid Ongoing Protests

Retailers across the U.S. have announced they are closing some stores in cities affected by street protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. These are companies that have announced temporary closures amid ongoing demonstrations.
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