The Week in News

This week, the death of George Floyd – a 46-year-old unarmed black man who died after he was pinned down by a white police officer’s knee – shocked the nation, and sparked protests throughout the country.

On Friday, Derek Shauvin – the now-former cop who used his knee against Floyd – was charged with three degree murder and manslaughter.

To read this story and more, see (below):

George Floyd: What You Need to Know

Officer Who Pinned Knee on George Floyd’s Neck Has Been Arrested and Charged with Murder

CNN Reporter Arrested on Live Television Amid George Floyd Protests

Woman Receives Immense Backlash for Calling Police on Black Man in Central Park

Kel Mitchell Reveals Baby #4’s Sex with ‘Wipe It Down’ Challenge!

Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at Claim She Had ‘Balding Hair’!

Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Garcelle Beauvais’s Son Got Married at a Drive-Thru Chapel!

Gabrielle Union Opens Up About ‘America’s Got Talent’ After Exit

Lori Loughlin to Be Sentenced in August

‘Teen Mom OG’ Star Addresses Criticism for Putting 11-Year-Old Son on ‘Very Strict’ Diet

Khloé Kardashian Claps Back at Claim That Her Family Isn’t Properly Social Distancing

Man Threatens to Call 911 on Black Entrepreneurs for Rightfully Using Building Gym

Jamie Foxx Defends Jimmy Fallon After ‘SNL’ Blackface Sketch Resurfaces

Ice Cube Cancels ‘GMA’ Appearance in Protest of George Floyd’s Death

Cardi B Gets Real About Her Sexy Bikini Photos!

THIS ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Star is Pregnant!Wait! Kylie Jenner Isn’t a Billionaire??

Barack Obama Speaks Out on George Floyd’s Death

Khloé Kardashian Speaks Out on Her ‘Different’ Look

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