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The BET News host reports on civil unrest across America.
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BET News Brief: Protests Defy Curfew
BET News host Marc Lamont Hill provides the latest updates surrounding the ongoing protests across the country sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Black Lives Matter Joins With L.A. Pride For Solidarity Protest
Los Angeles Pride announced that they will hold a peaceful protest in response to the racial injustices following George Floyd's death.
Obama Calls for Mayors to Review Use of Force Policies
President Barack Obama held a virtual town hall to address the nation following widespread protests sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery.
All Officers Now Charged In George Floyd Killing
Former Minnesota police officers J Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao, and Thomas Lane have been charged with aiding and abetting murder, as a result of the death of George Floyd.
Loved Ones Gather for George Floyd's Memorial Service
Friends, family and civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King III came together in Minneapolis to honor George Floyd, whose murder sparked protests around the world.
How Is the President Handling the George Floyd's Protests?
As protesters take to the streets in the wake of George Floyd's death, some Americans and religious leaders are questioning how President Trump has handled the uprising.
George Floyd's Family Speaks Out
In the wake of George Floyd's death, daughter Gianna reflects on her dad, and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks against the use of military force on protestors.
Atlanta Mayor Takes To The Streets To Protest
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has joined her community on the evening of June 4 after taking to the streets with protesters.
George Floyd Honored At Minneapolis Memorial Service
Mourners gathered at North Central university sanctuary to honor the life and impact Floyd made on the community and the nation.
Kanye Sets Up College Fund For George Floyd Daughter
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