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One year later: George Floyd remembered in Wilmington, Mayor Saffo talks Citizens Review Board

Activists in Wilmington came together Wednesday to honor George Floyd and others killed by police.

George Floyd’s family meets with Biden and lawmakers on anniversary of death

Members of George Floyd's family are in Washington Tuesday to meet with President Biden and top congressional leaders, one year to the day after his death at the hands of a white police officer rocked the country and sparked nationwide protests against police brutality.

George Floyd Foundation awards $25,000 for scholarships

The George Floyd Foundation has presented a $25,000 check to a historically Black college in North Carolina that will be used for scholarships for students.

Plans for George Floyd Memorial Center in downtown Raleigh formally unveiled

George Floyd's family wants to associate his name with a path to progress for local young people, through a proposed memorial center in his name.

George Floyd case: 4 police officers indicted on federal civil rights charges

Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's death were indicted Friday on federal civil rights charges.

Court record: Chauvin to be sentenced June 16 in Floyd death

A Minnesota court has set a June sentencing date for Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

Agreement reached on protests at North Carolina courthouse

A North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and other civil rights groups have reached an agreement which settles a dispute over civil rights protests on county courthouse property where a Confederate monument stands.

Black Lives Matter of Wilmington applauds Chauvin’s conviction, calls for more accountability

One day after former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, the Wilmington chapter of Black Lives Matter held an event to share their reaction.

Local activists react to Derek Chauvin murder conviction

A group of activists gathered on the steps of Wilmington City Hall Tuesday night to praise a jury's decision to convict former police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd last year.

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