Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis public schools vote to sever contract with police

“We want justice for George Floyd, and we know that justice isn’t enough. And now is the time to defund the police and invest in community.”

‘It was murder’: Minneapolis demands charges in police killing of George...

Thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd.

Body cam video shows cop shoot tail-wagging dogs

The Minneapolis police say that officers will now receive additional training for encountering dogs on possible burglary calls.

ACLU and NAACP File Lawsuit For Release of Police Shooting Footage

Refusing to release the videos of Clark’s death merely affirms the public’s distrust of police and state officials.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.