Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL was wrong for not listening to football players’ protests of racial injustice. The apology came after some of the sports’ biggest stars called on the league to condemn racism in a viral video.
Thousands lined the streets to pay respects for George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, just 20 miles from where Floyd was born and where much of his family still lives.
Two police officers in Buffalo, New York pleaded not guilty to assault charges after they were seen on video pushing a 75-year-old man to the ground at a protest. Some U.S. cities are now taking steps toward police reform amid growing outrage over clashes between police and protesters caught on camera.
Tens of thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations in Washington, DC, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and more cities across the country to demand justice for George Floyd.
"Enough of talking. Don't let the life of George Floyd be in vain," said a sheriff who spoke at the service for George Floyd in North Carolina.