The guilty verdicts for former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao for violating George Floyd's civil rights should send a clear message to members of law enforcement who ignore their sworn duties, civil rights leaders said.
Jury selection begins Thursday in the federal trial for the three ex-cops who stood idle as Derek Chauvin put his knee on the neck of George Floyd.
The incident that injured the 4-year-old child reportedly occurred on New Year's Day.
New York’s ABC News reported the sculptures were a part of an exhibition called “See Injustice” by artist Chris Carnabuci. The installation is a project of the organization CONFRONTART.
While Sen. Tim Scott has gotten the bulk of the blame for police reform failing, Bridgett Floyd, George Floyd's sister, said she doesn't "feel that Biden is stepping up as the President and doing the right thing."
Proponents of the proposed public safety charger argue that undoing a fifty-year-old charter amendment would correct the history of systemic racism and brutality from the city's police department.
Over a year after massive racial justice protests demanding action, Congress comes up short.
Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed Derek Chauvin murder George Floyd, has revealed that Minneapolis police killed her uncle, who was an innocent driver during a high-speed chase conducted under questionable circumstances.
Derek Chauvin and his legal team have reportedly been negotiating a federal plea deal that could provide some context to the cryptic message that the convicted murderer gave George Floyd's family in court during his sentencing.
Even though Chauvin was found guilty of three counts, under Minnesota law, he could only be sentenced on the most serious crime — second-degree murder.