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9 Jun 2020
George Floyd's funeral will be held in his native Houston Tuesday after mourners paid their respects to the African American whose death in custody ignited global protests against police brutality and racism.
5 Jun 2020
George Floyd's death was staged. US authorities cut communications in the country's capital. People can be paid to be a "professional anarchist."
Roxie Washington and Gianna
3 Jun 2020
Roxie Washington, the mother to late George Floyd's six-year-old daughter has delivered an emotional speech during a virtual news conference on Tuesday. Speaking alongside her little girl and heir legal team, Roxie demanded justice for Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis. Speaking of the impact of Floyd's death on their daughter, she said:…
Madonna
29 May 2020
"Like A Virgin" crooner Madonna has come under blast after she shared a video of her son dancing to "stamp out racism." Madonna shared the video of her teenage son David Banda dancing to a Michael Jackson hit in a tribute to "all Acts of Racism and Discrimination." 61-year old Madonna's son danced to Jackson's 'They Don't…
28 May 2020
Demonstrators gathered Wednesday for a second night of protests in the US over the killing of a handcuffed black man by a policeman who held him to the ground with a knee on has neck.
Doja Cat
23 May 2020
American singer, rapper and songwriter Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, is facing backlash for alleged racist comments. The "Say So" hitmaker's current controversy started after an old song of hers resurfaced on social media on Friday. The song titled “Dindu Nuffin” was posted all over the internet and the song title which…
3 Oct 2019
Ayomide Idowu would have taken an erratic decision after he was raped and illegally arrested while trying to make ends meet, but instead, he chose to be positive about his horrific experience by telling his story.
1 May 2019
In recent times, many Nigerian celebrities have been speaking out about the disturbing issue of police brutality. Stars like Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Toke Makinwa, Ali Baba, Charlyboy and more are some who have been vocal of their criticism of the hardships Nigerians face. Joining in to speak against police brutality, "Shake Body" singer,…
17 Apr 2019
It is a common saying that the police is your friend. But in a country like Nigeria, the ordinary citizen thinks the policeman is anything negative but a friend. And there are genuine reasons for that feeling. The Nigeria Police Force authorities in Lagos have within one month dismissed four police officers for abuse of…
12 Apr 2019
Popular Nigerian singer and actor, Ikechukwu has warned of what will happen if any official of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) ever try to harass him the way they harass other Nigerian citizens. The entertainer shared a heartbreaking video of SARS officials harassing and beating a man because he refused to let them search his…
6 Apr 2019
Grammy-nominated Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti has called for a reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), stating that they are meant to defend us and not kill us. The entertainer expressed this view while addressing the media at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos where a protest against police brutality took place on Friday, April 5,…
10 Dec 2018
Gideon Okeke, Nollywood actor suffered police brutality after he had asked for help from the police. The actor known for his role in Tinsel narrated his ordeal via Instagram. The actor narrated how he had been severely beaten by the police after he sought permission to move a barricade after a collision with another motorist…

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