America ‘on fire’: Facebook watched Trump ignite hatred

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reports of hate and violent posts on Facebook began pouring on the night of May 28 last year, soon thereafter — President Donald Trump Sent a warning on social media that thieves in Minneapolis would be shot. It’s been three days since Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck … Read more

Celebration Of Life Plan In George Floyd Square For His Birthday – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s Thursday George Floyd48th birthday. Family and friends plan to honor his life and impact near the intersection where he died. A celebration is happening in George Floyd Square in south Minneapolis. There will be food, music and a candlelight vigil. The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Former Minneapolis police officer … Read more

George Floyd’s gold statue on display in New York

Statues of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis were unveiled Thursday in New York’s Union Square. The statues of artist Chris Carnabuci are part of an art exhibition called SEEINJUSTICE. George Floyd’s brother, Terrence Floyd, was intimately involved with Carnabuci and the Confront Art group in running the exhibition. “When I look at it, … Read more

Derek Chauvin files appeals for his murder and involuntary manslaughter convictions in George Floyd’s death – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Derek Chauvin filed appeals Thursday to his convictions for murder and manslaughter in the death of George floyd. Chauvin was convicted in April of unintentional murder in the second degree, murder in the third degree and murder in the second degree for Floyd’s death on Memorial Day 2020. He was sentenced to … Read more

General Lee’s statue can be removed, Virginia Supreme Court rules

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that the state can tear down a huge statue of Confederate General Robert E By BY DENISE LAVOIE and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press September 2, 2021, 1:30 pm • 3 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that … Read more

Miami-Dade Police Oversight Panel in Front of Crypto Task Force

Click to enlarge Miami-Dade Police Photos and André François McKenzie /Unsplash Amid renewed requests for police oversight and accountability last August, Miami-Dade County commissioners voted to reactivate a once-underfunded civilian police oversight panel, a body made up of employees. non-governmental organizations that would investigate allegations of police misconduct and excessive force by the public and … Read more

Court approves third-degree murder of three former cops in George Floyd’s death – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Prosecutors can press third-degree murder and aiding and abetting charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The appeals court returned the case to Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill. He denied prosecutors’ motion to add the charges against former officers … Read more

Law enforcement agencies scramble to recruit new officers

By Sarah Fili | KETV via CNN Nebraska – Law enforcement agencies across the country are reporting a hiring crisis and said there aren’t enough applicants to fill jobs. Now they are trying to find new ways to get people interested in surveillance while trying to maintain the ones they already have. It’s the same … Read more

UN report on racism: States must ‘offer reparations’, including reparations, says human rights chief

The UN human rights chief, in a landmark report released after George Floyd’s assassination in the United States, urges countries around the world to do more to help end discrimination, violence and racism. systemic against people of African descent and “redress” them. – even through repairs. The report by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner … Read more

‘Happy, but not happy’: mixed community reaction after Chauvin’s sentencing – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One year and one month after George Floyd’s life expired, Derek Chauvin receives a historic sentence of 22.5 years. “Because they raised their voices, that’s why we got the guilty conviction,” said Floyd family attorney Ben Crump. READ MORE: Minority-owned Black Business Conference Uses Chauvin’s Sentence As Teaching Moment Although some members … Read more

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