Primal: The Awakening

The Life of George Floyd

A project in Las Vegas, NV by Dax Anthony Cata

Cancelled by Creator

A documentary film about the life of Mr. George Floyd
Backers: 13
Average Pledge Per Backer: $183

Funded: $2,375 of $38,750
Dates: Jun 8th -> Jul 8th (30 days)
Project By: Dax Anthony Cata
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Latest News

Official Press release 'The Murder of George Floyd'

June 20th - via:
 Official Press release   (Read More)

Thank you to everyone for the support!

June 20th - via:
We are in high gear everyone! Thank you to everyone that has supported us and sent us awesome emails encouraging us to continue with our project and sending us words of encouragement. We really appreciate it and truly thank you from the bottom of our... (Read More)

We are off to a great start everybody!

June 13th - via:
We are off to a great start everybody! Thank you so much to everyone that has donated so far! We have about 24 days left to go to hit 100%! We can do this!   (Read More)

Minneapolis City Council member on public safety and pledge to defund police | CBS News

June 10th - via:
Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council have pledged to defund the city's police department. Councilman Steve Fletcher joins "Red and Blue"'s Elaine Quijano to discuss what a new model of public safety could look like.  (Read More)

Mourners Line George Floyd Procession Route | WCCO - CBS Minnesota

June 10th - via:
Hundreds paid their respects to George Floyd outside of his funeral and along his procession route Tuesday in Houston, reports Jeff Wagner (2:38).  WCCO 4 News At 5 – June 9, 2020  (Read More)

Police Escalate Violence at George Floyd Protests Across the U.S. | NowThis

June 10th - via:
Police officers were filmed starting or escalating violence at George Floyd protests across the country (warning: distressing). » Subscribe to NowThis:» Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest... (Read More)

More than 100 attacks on journalists by US police during George Floyd protests | DW News

June 10th - via:
As police crack down on the George Floyd protests in the US, journalists have also found themselves being targeted. DW's correspondent Stefan Simons was shot at with rubber bullets in Minneapolis at the weekend. In a second incident, Simons and his... (Read More)

Mourners around world honor George Floyd | Nine News Australia

June 10th - via:
Millions of mourners around the world honored George Floyd, whose death sparked a global rally for justice, as he was farewelled for the final time in his hometown of Texas. Subscribe: Get more breaking news at:... (Read More)

Aussie reconsidering career as US cop after George Floyd's death | Today Show Australia

June 10th - via:
Australian Vadim Dale living in the US says he is reconsidering his career as a police officer.  Subscribe 👉 Get more TODAY at: Like TODAY on Facebook: (Read More)

'Stop treating us like animals and thugs' New York police union head slams media, lawmakers | Global News

June 10th - via:
A top New York police union official on Tuesday defended officers in the state and said "the press" and elected officials had "vilified" officers over how they have handled protesters calling for an end to police brutality, telling reporters to... (Read More)

George Floyd: Entire police unit quits to back officers who shoved elderly man | Sky News

June 10th - via:
An entire tactical unit of a US police department has resigned in support of two officers who were filmed shoving a 75-year-old protester to the ground in Buffalo.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the video made him feel "sick" and suggested... (Read More)

Lawyer Defends Police Officer Arrested over George Floyd's Killing | Good Morning Britain

June 10th - via:
Earl Gray, the attorney for Thomas Lane, one of the police officers arrested over the death of George Floyd, has defended his client by saying he had suggested rolling George Floyd over to Derek Chauvin but he wasn't listened to.  Subscribe now for... (Read More)

BREAKING: 'Make it stop': George Floyd's brother testifies on police reform | Sky News

June 10th - via:
Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, has testified before the house judiciary committee, calling on politicians to "make sure his death is not in vain".  Speaking about his experience of seeing the video of Floyd's killing, he said: “I... (Read More)

The Truth About George Floyd (Unpopular Opinion) | Knox Hill

June 10th - via:
There are things they don't want you to know or realize.. Sign the petition and support justice for George Floyd: Follow me on Instagram: @knoxhilldmv Tweet tweet: @theknoxhill Tik Tok: @knoxhilldmv  "There... (Read More)

Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders steps down amid protests and discussions about defunding the police. | CBC News

June 10th - via:
Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders announced plans to step down as of July 31. The announcement comes amid protests and discussions about defunding the police.   To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more... (Read More)

Minneapolis police chief previews reforms following George Floyd death | ABC News

June 10th - via:
Effective immediately, the Minneapolis Police Department is withdrawing from contract negotiations with the police union, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announces, one of several proposed reforms he previewed today amid scrutiny... (Read More)

George Floyd's death was 'cold-blooded murder': Citigroup's Ray McGuire | CNBC Television

June 10th - via:
Citigroup Vice Chairman Ray McGuire joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the role of corporate leaders to address inequality in the United States.  Citigroup Vice Chairman Ray McGuire implored corporate leaders Wednesday to take real steps to combat... (Read More)

N.J. governor condemns video showing white men mocking George Floyd's death | CBS News

June 10th - via:
A New Jersey corrections officer who took part in a counter-protest reenacting the death of George Floyd was suspended Tuesday after videos of the incident were widely shared on social media. Governor Phil Murphy condemned the act. CBSN Philly... (Read More)

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd’s death faces judge | WNT

June 10th - via:
A judge set Derek Chauvin's bail for the second-degree murder case at $1.25 million as a lawyer for one of the officers charged with aiding and abetting placed blame on the veteran officer.  WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF 'WORLD NEWS TONIGHT':... (Read More)

Video Shows Counter Protesters In N.J. Mocking George Floyd’s Death | MSNBC

June 10th - via:
Man involved in counter protests is a New Jersey corrections officer. Aired on 06/10/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and... (Read More)

Killer Mike speaks on George Floyd, Drew Brees and the protests in Atlanta | UNDISPUTED | Skip and Shannon: UNDISPUTED

June 10th - via:
Rapper, civil leader, and activist Killer Mike joins Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless to discuss George Floyd, Drew Brees, and the protests in Atlanta. Killer Mike made an unbelievably moving speech to Atlanta protestors less than a week ago.... (Read More)

George Floyd Was Murdered - An Honest Perspective | Zuby

June 10th - via:
Yesterday, a video surfaced of an unarmed man named George Floyd being killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was very painful to watch.  I do not consider myself an 'activist', but I felt compelled to make this video to share my... (Read More)

'Now Is The Time For Racial Justice': Biden Speaks At George Floyd's Funeral | NBC News

June 10th - via:
Former Vice President Joe Biden called for racial justice while speaking at George Floyd's funeral service. » Subscribe to NBC News:» Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection... (Read More)

New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq hold moment of silence for George Floyd | CNBC Television

June 10th - via:
New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq hold a moment of silence for George Floyd as his funeral begins.  For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO:    » Subscribe to CNBC TV:... (Read More)

Plea deal falls apart for ex-officer involved in George Floyd’s death | WNT

June 10th - via:
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin angled to plead guilty on federal and civil rights charges for murdering Floyd.  WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF 'WORLD NEWS TONIGHT': WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT:... (Read More)

'Still separate and unequal': US cartoonists on the death of George Floyd | FRANCE 24 English

June 10th - via:
IN THE PAPERS - Friday May 29: We look at how US cartoonists are reacting to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his neck. We also look at frustration from French sports paper l'Équipe as France... (Read More)

Spurred by George Floyd, Thousands Protest Police Brutality in Paris | VOA News

June 10th - via:
Thousands rallied outside the central Paris courthouse, Tuesday, June 2, to protest racial injustice and heavy-handed police tactics. —————————  READ MORE: Thousands of Paris protesters defied a virus-related police ban and... (Read More)

Londoners Protest at Trafalgar Square in Solidarity With George Floyd Protests in the U.S.A | Bloomberg QuickTake News

June 10th - via:
Protesters gather in London in a show of solidarity with demonstrators in the U.S. and against police brutality.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel:  QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: (Read More)

George Floyd: Tens of thousands rally in Washington, DC | Al Jazeera English

June 10th - via:
Protesters chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "George Floyd" converged on the United States capital on Saturday thronging the streets from the Capitol building to a barricaded White House and  Lincoln Memorial, to protest the killing of a Black man... (Read More)

EU 'shocked and appalled' by George Floyd's death | CityNews Toronto

June 10th - via:
‘Shocked and appalled’: The European Union is reacting to George Floyd’s death. Melissa Duggan on the international calls to protect the right to peaceful protest in the U.S.  (Read More)

Moments Of Kindness And Solidarity Shine During George Floyd Protests | TODAY

June 10th - via:
Across the nation, while much of the attention of the protests has been on violence and looting, there were moments of kindness and solidarity that brought people together. NBC’s Erin McLaughlin reports for Weekend TODAY. » Subscribe to TODAY:... (Read More)

A video timeline of the crackdown on protesters before Trump’s photo op | Washington Post

June 10th - via:
The Washington Post analyzed hours of video footage and obtained audio of police communications and other records to assemble the most complete account to date of the June 1 crackdown on protesters in Washington D.C..   Late in the day on June 1,... (Read More)

Worldwide protests in solidarity with George Floyd protests in USA

June 10th - via:
Protests and unrest in America after the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd while restrained by white policemen has sparked sister protests around the world.  From New Zealand to Syria, and the UK to Iran, watch the video to see how they... (Read More)

Thousands In New Zealand Protest Death Of George Floyd | NBC News

June 10th - via:
Thousands of people chanted "black lives matter" as they walked through central Auckland on June 1, protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. » Subscribe to NBC News:» Watch more NBC video:... (Read More)

Solidarity protests across Europe following George Floyd's death | Nine News Australia

June 10th - via:
Police have clashed with thousands of protesters in London’s Parliament Square rallying over the death of George Floyd. Subscribe: Get more breaking news at: Join Nine News for the latest in news and... (Read More)

George Floyd killing sparks worldwide protests against racism | DW News

June 10th - via:
As outrage spreads over the killing of George Floyd in the US, protesters have taken to the streets around the world. The protests were called in solidarity with America's Black Lives Matter movement, but the protesters are also highlighting racism... (Read More)

Australian News Crew Struck by Police While Reporting George Floyd Protests On Air

June 10th - via:
A news crew from Australian broadcaster Channel 7 was struck by police in Washington, D.C. while reporting the George Floyd protests live on TV.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison has asked the country’s embassy in Washington D.C. to investigate an... (Read More)

Derek Chauvin and George Floyd had history of not getting along, coworkers say

June 10th - via:
Both George Floyd and Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer charged for Floyd's death, worked together at a nightclub and had a history of not getting along. The owner of the nightclub says Chauvin was afraid and intimidated by black people. Jeff... (Read More)

George Floyd's brother testifies before Congress on police brutality — 6/10/2020

June 10th - via:
The brother of George Floyd is expected to testify before Congress on Wednesday on racial profiling and police brutality. Philonise Floyd, along with family attorney Benjamin Crump and conservative radio host Dan Bongino, will speak before the... (Read More)

George Floyd's family and friends pay final respects at funeral in Houston

June 9th - via:
George Floyd's family and friends pay final respects at funeral in Houston  (Read More)

(BBC Article) May 30, 2020 George Floyd: What happened in the final moments of his life

June 8th - via: "The US has been convulsed by nationwide protests over the death of an African-American man in police custody." "George Floyd, 46, died after being arrested by police outside a shop in Minneapolis,... (Read More)

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