Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tag: George Floyd

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder

"Now, as Derek Chauvin faces years behind bars, we must come together around our common humanity and continue on towards justice for all.”

Few cops we found using force on George Floyd protesters are...

ProPublica compiled 68 videos that seemed to show officers using disproportionate force on protesters. A year later, police have disclosed discipline for a total of 10 officers.

George Floyd week of action marks anniversary of his murder as...

Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, set off a nationwide uprising and global movement calling for an end to racism and for the defense of Black lives.

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

All four defendants were charged with deprivation of rights under color of law by willfully failing to aid Floyd, who was “in clear need of medical care.”

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

Medical examiner accused of covering up police killing in Maryland becomes...

Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.

Another summer of discontent?

Rather than compensation and apologies from the individuals and institutions that snatched these individuals from their families and communities, African American victims of police violence have been smeared over and over again in death.

Derek Chauvin trial: 3 questions America needs to ask about seeking...

Where the accused is placed above the law, there is an unjust system of justice.

Minneapolis agrees to pay $27M settlement to family of George Floyd

“Minneapolis has been fundamentally changed by this time of racial reckoning, and this city council is united in working together with our community and the Floyd family to equitably reshape our city of Minneapolis.”

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Ethiopia conflict by US design

The U.S. and her puppets (UK, EU etc) have, to the incredulity of many, stood behind the terrorists and not the government of Ethiopia, or the Ethiopian people.

Democrats, WAKE UP to the threat of the enemy within

Our democracy’s very existence hangs in the balance.

Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

The scary rise of private intelligence companies

In almost every aspect of life, things that used to be done by governments are being outsourced to the private sector with often predictably bad results.