Tag Archive: George Floyd

Apr 20 2021

Guilty on All Counts

Former Police Officer Derrick Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd. Deliberating just nine hours the jury voted unanimously to convict Chauvin on three counts of second and third degree murder, and manslaughter. The convictions sent a wave of relief across large parts of a city that was badly hit by riots and …

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Jun 07 2020

Rant of the Week: Jon Stewart – We Can’t Breath

Although the New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo was finally fired last year, he was never arrested or indicted for Eric Garner’s death. In the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, all four police officers were fired within 48 hours and indicted for second degree murder. Six years ago, in an eight minute …

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Jun 03 2020

All Four

Attorney General Keith Ellison to elevate charges against officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck; also charging other 3 involved By Stephen Montemayor and Chao Xiong Star Tribune Attorney General Keith Ellison plans to elevate charges against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck while adding charges of aiding and abetting …

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May 31 2020

Rant of the Week: Trevor Noah – Domino Effect

This is not so much a rant as it is a thoughtful look at societies response to racism and police brutality. Trevor shares his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, the protests in Minneapolis, the dominoes of racial injustice and police brutality, and how the contract between society and black Americans has been broken …

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