The reason these other cities are seeing these uprisings in response to the police murder of George Floyd is because each of these cities has it’s own brutal, militarized police force which regularly abuses black and poor people too.
People are protesting the killing in Minneapolis and St Paul as well as across the country.
"What is happening tonight in our city is shameful."
We must put a stop to systemic police brutality and the needless killings of Black people. We cannot afford to fail in this goal because lives are at stake.”
Interviews with 11 Black Lives Matter social media page administrators highlight the challenges of scaling grassroots activism through digital organizing.
Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.
“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”
If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.
The protest was the latest in a series of actions organized by a coalition of more than 50 community groups dubbed “No Cop Academy.”