Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.
"You were told, for example, that Mr. Floyd died because his heart was too big […] [but] the truth of the matter is—that the reason George Floyd is dead is because Mr Chauvin’s heart was too small."
"This is state violence. We say again to the police, you are not judge, jury, and executioner. Adam Toledo, a 13 year-old boy, he should still be alive.”
“Anytime there’s a complaint against law enforcement, there’s always a real possibility of trust—losing public trust.”
Wise people in the community have the answer. The streets are speaking to us. They know the way.
Make no mistake, this bill is about silencing voters of color and chipping away at our political power.
Federico Klein was arrested on charges that include unlawful entry, violent and disorderly conduct, obstructing Congress and law enforcement, and assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon.
In this never-before-released interview, the late civil rights leader and congressman talks systemic racism, permanent warfare, extreme poverty and nonviolence as a way of life.
While youth incarceration has dropped by almost half over the last decade, Back and American Indian youth are more likely to be incarcerated than white youth.
“Today, [Jonathan] Yates has been called to account for his heinous acts. While his prison sentence will not undo the significant harm Yates inflicted on the victims, we hope that it will ease their pain.”