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    George Floyd's family may sue Kanye West for saying Floyd's death was caused by fentanyl

    Kanye West blamed George Floyd's 2020 death, which sparked a widespread social justice movement, on fentanyl, not police brutality.

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    Questions circulate if Gov. Abbott will pardon George Floyd

    Doling out pardons is a holiday tradition for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who around every Christmas grants them to a handful of ordinary citizens, typically for minor offenses committed years or decades ago. But one name stands out on his desk: George Floyd.

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    Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to federal charge in George Floyd's death

    Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating George Floyd’s civil rights, averting a trial but likely extending the time he is already spending behind bars on a state conviction.

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    George Floyd memorial statue defaced for 2nd time

    A statue honoring George Floyd in New York City’s Union Square Park was vandalized on Sunday, police said. Sunday’s act wasn’t the first example of vandalism to the statue memorializing Floyd, whose killing at the hands of police in Minneapolis last year galvanized a racial justice movement across the country.

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    Derek Chauvin to appeal his conviction

    Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has filed an intent to appeal with the Minnesota state appellate court in his murder conviction for the death of George Floyd.

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    Ex-cops plead not guilty in suit alleging violation of George Floyd's rights

    Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the federal charges against them.

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    Civil rights leaders urge Congress to combat domestic terror

    Wade Henderson, CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, told members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee Tuesday that “Congress must pass the For the People Act." The remarks came in Henderson's opening statement, which outlined several specific steps that members of Congress should take to combat domestic terrorism and violent extremism during a hearing involving representatives from religious and civil rights organizations.