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Naomi Osaka Wears George Floyd Mask During Latest U.S. Open 2020 Match

Naomi Osaka is making yet another powerful statement.

The 22-year-old tennis pro wore a mask that had “George Floyd” written across it as she arrived at her quarter-finals match at the 2020 U.S. Open on Tuesday (September 8) at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City.

George was killed back on May 25 after a white police officer in Minneapolis knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. Since his death, there have been peaceful protests all of the country fight against racial injustice and police brutality.

Naomi has worn different masks bearing different names throughout the tennis tournament, and says she has one for all seven rounds if she continues to win. She has already worn masks with Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Trayvon Martin‘s names on them.

Naomi will be advancing to the semifinals after defeating American player Shelby Rogers, 6-3, 6-4.

There was a shocking disqualification at the 2020 U.S. Open over the weekend.

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Ex-Cop Charged With Murdering George Floyd Now Has More Legal Trouble

  • Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis cop charged with murdering George Floyd, has even more legal trouble on his hands due to this.- TMZ
  • This YouTuber says these fans’ comments are “disheartening.” – Just Jared Jr
  • Martha Stewart is looking hot! – DListed
  • This designer is calling out Khloe Kardashian. – TooFab
  • Dr. Fauci is being praised by this viral star! – Towleroad
  • These shows are leaving Netflix in August! – Just Jared Jr

George Floyd's Family Is Suing the City of Minneapolis

  • George Floyd‘s family files a civil lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis for allowing officers to use the lethal neck restraint.- TMZ
  • Is a D’Amelio family reality TV show happening? – Just Jared Jr
  • Exciting news from Rihanna! – Lainey Gossip
  • Hayden Panettierre was granted this… – DListed
  • Cory Monteith‘s mother speaks out about Naya Rivera. – TooFab
  • This man is going viral for screaming homophobic and racist slurs. – Towleroad
  • Katherine Langford has a new song! – Just Jared Jr

'Lost Boy' Singer Ruth B Releases New Song That Reflects How She Feels After George Floyd's Murder

Ruth B has dropped her new song “If I Have A Son,” which reflects the way she felt after hearing about the murder of George Floyd.

The 24-year-old singer, who gained fame with her hit single “Lost Boy,” has also released a video that includes some of photographer Flo Ngala‘s recent photos of the Black Lives Matter protests around the country.

Proceeds from the song will benefit the following organizations/charities: Campaign Zero, Black Youth Helpline, Hope Ethiopia, and True North Aid.

“’If I Have a Son’ is an honest reflection of how I have been feeling. The murder of George Floyd has served as a wake up call for a lot of people, but for black people everywhere, this has always been a reality,” Ruth said in a statement. “I hope that one day we live in a world where I don’t have to be afraid to have kids solely because of the colour of their skin. It has been awe inspiring to see the unity and change that is already happening because of George Floyd. I pray for justice for all.”

You can download the song now on iTunes!

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New Video of George Floyd Arrest Clearly Shows Bystanders Begging Police to Stop

  • George Floyd‘s family attorneys released new footage of his horrifying arrest and murder, clearly showing bystanders begging police to stop. – TMZ
  • This Chilling Adventures of Sabrina actor is expecting! – Just Jared Jr
  • It’s a BTS self-care kind of weekend. – Lainey Gossip
  • Stassi Schroeder has personal news. – TooFab
  • Queen Elizabeth did this… – Celebitchy
  • Is Meghan Markle “mortified” about this? – DListed
  • Here’s what Vanessa Hudgens is up to… – Just Jared Jr

George Floyd's Daughter Gianna Has Been Given A Full Ride To Texas Southern University

Gianna Floyd sadly buried her dad, George Floyd, this week, after he was senselessly murdered over the Memorial Day holiday in Minneapolis.

Now, Texas Southern University is providing Gianna with a full ride scholarship to their university when she reaches age.

“Mr. Floyd was a lifelong citizen of the Third Ward and a revered graduate of Jack Yates High School. The Board, in conjunction with the TSU Foundation Board, has approved a fund to provide a full scholarship for Floyd’s beloved daughter, Gianna,” TSU shared in a post on Facebook.

The statement added, “TSU’s executive and academic staff will prepare a place for Miss Floyd if she wishes to attend the University.”

While many have applauded the school for the gesture, some have also spoken out and said the university should also provide scholarships for Mr. Floyd’s four other children as well.

Gianna, along with her mom Roxie, gave an interview following George‘s death.

George Floyd & Derek Chauvin Knew Each Other & 'Bumped Heads,' According to Former Coworker

More details are surfacing regarding the murder of George Floyd, which sparked protests globally against systemic racism and police brutality.

Derek Chauvin, the officer currently charged with second-degree murder, apparently not only knew George, but the two “bumped heads,” according to former coworker, David Pinney via CBS News on Wednesday (June 10).

The two both worked as security at a nightclub, and had an apparent history according to their former coworker.

“He knew him,” the coworker said.

“How well did he know him?” CBS News asked.

“I would say pretty well,” he replied, adding that “They bumped heads.”

“It has a lot to do with Derek being extremely aggressive within the club with some of the patrons, which was an issue.”

Maya Santamaria, the owner of the club, talked about how Derek treated Black patrons in an interview as well.

“Do you think Derek had a problem with Black people?” CBS News asked.

“I think he was afraid and intimidated,” Maya said.

“By Black folks?” CBS News clarified.

“Yeah,” Maya added.

George‘s family also believes that it was partially personal, and their lawyer has called for a first-degree murder charge “because we believe he knew who George Floyd was.”

George Floyd was laid to rest with a final funeral ceremony in Houston on Tuesday (June 9).