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# minneapolis - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

May 25th 2022, 10:10 PM 8,592 Views 14 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

May 18th 2022, 3:34 PM 16,954 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Lane has already been convicted of wilfully violating Floyd’s rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to his death.

# minneapolis - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Derek Chauvin appeals against murder conviction over George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Derek Chauvin appeals against murder conviction over George Floyd killing

Apr 28th 2022, 10:52 PM 21,709 Views 0 Comments

Mr Floyd died on 25 May, 2020, after Chauvin pinned the black man to the ground with his knee on his neck.

Post-George Floyd probe finds discrimination by Minneapolis police
# Investigation
# Investigation

Post-George Floyd probe finds discrimination by Minneapolis police

Apr 28th 2022, 6:56 AM 7,858 Views 7 Comments

State investigators have been reviewing a decade’s worth of information, including data on traffic stops, searches, arrests and uses of force.

# minneapolis - Friday 25 February, 2022

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
# United States
# United States

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Feb 25th 2022, 9:14 AM 6,600 Views 0 Comments

The former officers are charged with depriving Mr Floyd of his right to medical care.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Prosecutor: Police ‘chose to do nothing’ as officer kneeled on Floyd’s neck
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Prosecutor: Police ‘chose to do nothing’ as officer kneeled on Floyd’s neck

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:29 AM 10,765 Views 0 Comments

A trio are charged with depriving George Floyd of his right to medical care when Officer Derek Chauvin suffocated him in May 2020.

# minneapolis - Friday 18 February, 2022

Judge sentences US police officer who killed black motorist Daunte Wright to two years
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Judge sentences US police officer who killed black motorist Daunte Wright to two years

Feb 18th 2022, 8:25 PM 27,745 Views 0 Comments

Kim Potter was convicted in December of first- and second-degree manslaughter.

# minneapolis - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Ex-policeman says he deferred to Chauvin during George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Ex-policeman says he deferred to Chauvin during George Floyd killing

Feb 17th 2022, 10:00 PM 27,915 Views 0 Comments

J. Alexander Kueng, 28, is one of three former policemen facing federal charges of violating Floyd’s civil rights in the May 2020 murder.

# minneapolis - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Police officer guilty of manslaughter over death of black motorist Daunte Wright
# America
# America

Police officer guilty of manslaughter over death of black motorist Daunte Wright

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:55 PM 27,746 Views 0 Comments

Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for her Taser.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin admits violating George Floyd’s civil rights
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin admits violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Dec 15th 2021, 10:26 PM 18,728 Views 11 Comments

Chauvin faces further jail time over the killing of the 46-year-old in 2020 which sparked protests across the world.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Minneapolis votes 'no' on replacing police department after Floyd death
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minneapolis votes 'no' on replacing police department after Floyd death

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:18 AM 13,750 Views 6 Comments

Over 56% voted against amending the Minneapolis City Charter to create the new department.

# minneapolis - Friday 24 September, 2021

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal
# Floyd
# Floyd

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal

Sep 24th 2021, 10:04 AM 15,945 Views 25 Comments

Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

# minneapolis - Friday 25 June, 2021

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:45 PM 65,249 Views 0 Comments

US President Joe Biden said the jail sentence was “appropriate”.

# minneapolis - Monday 7 June, 2021

Campaigners in Minneapolis continue with a fourth night of protests after shooting death
# Fatal Shooting
# Fatal Shooting

Campaigners in Minneapolis continue with a fourth night of protests after shooting death

Jun 7th 2021, 2:55 PM 12,269 Views 21 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died after being shot by members of a US Marshals task force.

# minneapolis - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,675 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

# minneapolis - Monday 24 May, 2021

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder

May 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,428 Views 4 Comments

The event was one of several planned across the US.

# minneapolis - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,349 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.

# minneapolis - Friday 7 May, 2021

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
# Jury
# Jury

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death

May 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,181 Views 0 Comments

The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,628 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,822 Views 159 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

# minneapolis - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,287 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
# Kim Potter
# Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright

Apr 14th 2021, 8:24 PM 34,944 Views 51 Comments

The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
# Derek Chauvin Trial
# Derek Chauvin Trial

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,402 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,962 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 March, 2021

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,347 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# minneapolis - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop

Dec 31st 2020, 8:26 AM 29,437 Views 75 Comments

Witnesses reportedly said the man had shot at police first.

# minneapolis - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
# Single Proceeding
# Single Proceeding

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,966 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,589 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,602 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 June, 2020

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,948 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# minneapolis - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada
# Canada
# Canada

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada

Jun 6th 2020, 11:51 AM 29,819 Views 66 Comments

“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”

# minneapolis - Friday 5 June, 2020

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

Jun 5th 2020, 7:09 AM 29,854 Views 66 Comments

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

# minneapolis - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,310 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:06 PM 17,251 Views 0 Comments

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:04 PM 38,120 Views 124 Comments

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:04 AM 5,237 Views 7 Comments

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

# minneapolis - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Updated May 30th 2020, 6:52 PM 59,793 Views 0 Comments

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

# minneapolis - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,512 Views 34 Comments

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
# Rest In Power
From The42
# Rest In Power

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

May 29th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,633 Views 25 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

May 29th 2020, 7:12 AM 20,581 Views 65 Comments

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

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