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Greenville police shut down streets in the Uptown area Tuesday afternoon because of the potential for protests.
It wasn't the way Kinston High School seniors envisioned their graduation, but they did get a chance to walk across the stage to receive their diploma.
The Chief Justice of North Carolina's Supreme Court, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, shared recommendations in response to the worldwide protests and riots over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.
East Carolina University said it will investigate hate speech posted by students on social media.
The three former officers are charged with aiding and abetting murder. Chauvin, who placed his knee on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, now faces a second-degree murder charge.
Protesters persisted around the White House Tuesday night, but violence and arrests were down sharply from Monday when police clashed with protesters.
The three trailblazers, who died 12 weeks apart this spring, ushered in the first wave of mainstream queer theatrical expression.
In a separate incident, Marquette University in Wisconsin rescinded its admission offer to a student who compared an officer's kneeling on Floyd to athletes kneeling during the National Anthem.
"You need to make another video and don't be shy," NAACP regional director Tracey Edwards said. "Apologize to all of us."