Displaying items by tag: George Floyd

Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:33

COLUMN: Irish Troubles, American injustices

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, and with liberty and justice for all.”

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ROCKINGHAM — Police have filed charges against one individual and are seeking charges against another in connection with protests at Richmond Plaza on Sunday.

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ROCKINGHAM — With all of the division currently going on following the death of George Floyd under the knee of a now former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer, one local pastor aims to bring the community together.

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RAEFORD — The memorial service for George Floyd, a man killed in police custody last week in Minneapolis, will be held Saturday in Raeford.

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Protests quickly broke out nationwide following the May 25 killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, which was caught on video and quickly went viral.

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RALEIGH — The Cooper administration supports North Carolinians’ right to gather and peacefully protest in the wake of the horrific death of George Floyd, officials say, even as the spread of COVID-19 remains a concern.

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ROCKINGHAM — The death of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has sparked protests against police abuse across the country — even in Richmond County.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper activated 450 members of the N.C. National Guard to help cities deal with potential property damage if riots relating to the death of George Floyd continue. He said the State Bureau of Investigation, N.C. Highway Patrol, and State Capital Police will be available if local officials ask.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons has issued a statement regarding the situation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where George Floyd died after being held down by three police officers, one of whom kept his knee on Floyd's neck even after Floyd loss consciousness.

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