Newsy 29 Jun 2020

How Police Brutality Is Tied To America's Gun Culture


Researchers say discussing the role of guns in America is crucial to conversations about police brutality and racial inequality.

George Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, gave an emotional plea to members of Congress that the officers involved in his brother's death face justice during a House hearing on police brutality.
Sir Richard Branson has cut a figure as a brash and rebellious impresario who took on big businesses with his larger-than-life personality, charm, and sheer guts. The Virgin Atlantic airline Branson started and grew from an industry underdog to a major international carrier is now at risk of collapsing. Branson's Virgin Group has several other businesses in industries that have all been hit hard by the coronavirus. His sparkling empire is taking hits on all sides from a global pandemic.
Another troubling incident of police brutality is going viral after an elderly white male protester was apparently shoved to the ground by police in Buffalo, New York. Cops initially said the 75-year-old man tripped, but the upsetting video shows a different story.The two officers in the video have been suspended without pay. One of them was reportedly among a group of officers that took a knee in solidarity with the protesters a day earlier.
Charles Barkley joins SportsCenter to talk about the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship Tournament, where he promises to beat at least one other golfer (he entered with the longest odds, tied with DeMarcus Ware). He also discusses his concerns with the NBA bubble, saying he doesn't believe it can work the whole time.
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