George Floyd Uprising

Kanye West Says “I Know How It Feels To Have A Knee On My Neck Now” Amid Deal Losses

In a 16-minute clip recorded on Saturday, Kanye West responded to the backlash from his recent anti-semitic statements. Kanye West is… Read More

October 31, 2022

‘Atlanta’ Season 4: An MF DOOM Parody Voiced By Earl Sweatshirt Kicks Off Premiere

The two-episode premiere of the fourth and final season of Atlanta focuses on a deceased local rapper, and a very, very petty… Read More

September 16, 2022

Watch the First Trailer For ‘Civil,’ Netflix’s Documentary About Ben Crump

Civil rights attorney general Ben Crump is the center of forthcoming Netflix documentary Civil, which premieres on June 19. On Juneteenth,… Read More

June 3, 2022

Derek Chauvin Convicted On All Charges In The Killing Of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin is expected to appeal the charges. On Tuesday evening, after just about 11 hours of deliberation, the jury… Read More

April 20, 2021

Support for Defunding the Police Has Dropped Since Last August

According to a USA Today poll, just one out of five Americans now support defunding the police. Over the weekend, USA… Read More

March 8, 2021

Only One Republican Voted in Favor of the George Floyd Police Reform Bill, And He Did it By Mistake

The House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act by a margin of 220-212. On Wednsday, the… Read More

March 4, 2021

The Teen Who Captured George Floyd’s Death on Film Honored With Bravery Award

Darnella Frazier thanked the organization during a virtual gala. On Tuesday PEN America, a nonprofit "at the intersection of literature… Read More

December 9, 2020

28 Black-Owned Streetwear And Fashion Brands You Should Be Supporting Right Now

For those of you who are looking to wear pieces by diverse designers, we’ve rounded up 28 Black-owned brands that… Read More

October 26, 2020

Watch Dave Chappelle Open Up to David Letterman About George Floyd

Dave Chappelle was the latest guest on Letterman's My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. This week, Netflix will release the third… Read More

October 19, 2020

Derek Chauvin Posts Bond, All Officers in George Floyd Case Are Now Free

Derek Chauvin was released after posting $1 million bond on Wednesday. On Wednesday morning, multiple outlets reported that Derek Chauvin,… Read More

October 7, 2020

Michaela Coel, Donald Glover Talk COVID-19, George Floyd, Parenthood

Michaela Coel and Donald Glover had an interesting conversation for GQ. In the most recent issue of Great Britain's GQ, Donald… Read More

September 29, 2020

We March: A Zine Commemorating the 2020 March on Washington

Okayplayer's We March is a commemorative digital zine celebrating the 2020 March on Washington, photographed by Karston “Skinny’ Tannis. Last… Read More

September 3, 2020

“This is Not Funny At All”: Dave Chappelle Gets Raw About George Floyd’s Death in Netflix Special ‘8:46’

Dave Chappelle has released the most striking standup special of his career with 8:46. On Friday morning (June 12th) Netflix… Read More

June 12, 2020

Don’t Be Fooled By Police Officers Taking A Knee Alongside Protesters

Colin Kaepernick's nonviolent approach to bringing awareness to police brutality has been co-opted by police officers across the country as… Read More

June 3, 2020

After Protests In Minneapolis, Justice Department Launches Investigation into George Floyd’s Death

Floyd's family and Mayor Jacob Frey are calling for charges against the officers. After widespread footage of the death of… Read More

May 28, 2020