George Floyd’s arresting cop Derek Chauvin choked and knelt on 6 others

The former Minneapolis police officer who was captured in real time kneeling on George Floyd’s neck until he suffocated and died, reportedly did similar things to six other arrestees in the last five years. Past victims’ testimonies paint unflattering portraits of Chauvin and the Minneapolis Police Department. Three of the victims who were interviewed by […]

Judge rules George Floyd trial will remain in Minneapolis and be broadcast live

A Minnesota judge has struck down a request to move the trial of the four former Minneapolis Police Department officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill confirmed the upcoming trial for the officers — identified as Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane — will not […]

Teenager who filmed George Floyd’s death is being honored

The Black teenager who filmed the death of George Floyd as it happened in Minneapolis on Memorial Day is now being honored by a prestigious organization. Seventeen-year-old Darnella Frazier’s valor and quick thinking enabled African Americans to showcase an example of the savage violence that is often perpetrated by law enforcement against people of color. […]