Refinery29 - 31 min 12 sec ago
On April 20, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd in May 2020, when he knelt on the unarmed man's neck for more than nine minutes. In the hours that followed the verdict, numerous articles and social media posts reacting to the news used the same word: "relief." "The jury's decision brought a flood of relief and emotion," The Associated Press wrote . "In D.C. the guilty verdict in Chauvin trial is met with cheers,...
Sky News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Two days after Minneapolis saw justice for George Floyd, this community buried another young black life.
New York Magazine - 1 hour 57 min ago
Many legal issues remain unresolved, from the fate of the other officers who arrested George Floyd to federal efforts to address police brutality.
Fox News - 2 hours 23 min ago
A year after 20-year-old U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen was reported missing from Fort Hood in Texas, her family appealed to President Biden to join in their fight to end sexual violence in the military.
ABC News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Derek Chauvin is already locked away in Minnesota's only maximum-security prison, but it will be two months before he is sentenced for murder in George Floyd's death...
ABC News - 2 hours 44 min ago
At least 22.8 million Americans watched on television this week when former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was declared guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd...
Newsweek - 2 hours 48 min ago
If we want meaningful police reform, if we want to prevent more murders like George Floyd's, we must acknowledge the differences between the shooting deaths of armed assailants like Ma'Khia Bryant and Adam Toledo, however tragic they are, and the callous execution of an unarmed man pinned beneath a white man's knee.
Time - 3 hours 10 min ago
As a jury’s guilty verdicts were handed down on Tuesday to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, on trial for the murder of George Floyd, people across America found a moment to exhale. Houston-based artist Ange Hillz, meanwhile, went to work: in 24 hours, he created this week’s TIME cover portrait of Floyd, to accompany…...
Time - 3 hours 12 min ago
There are sounds that humans make with intention. Then there are the wordless sounds we make when our emotions take over—the sounds that, in their texture and tone, speak even more clearly. Guilty, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said, as he read the jury’s April 20 verdict on the first of three charges leveled against…...
NPR - 3 hours 14 min ago
In the wake of Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd, we examine the tension that has existed between African American communities and the police for centuries.
TMZ - 3 hours 18 min ago
The 3 cops criminally charged for not stopping Derek Chauvin from murdering George Floyd may have gotten the attention of a couple of California cops, because they stepped in and stopped a fellow officer who pretty clearly crossed the line by…...
NY Post - 3 hours 26 min ago
Aaron Hicks was encouraged by the fact that Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges and faces up to 40 years behind bars on the top charge for killing George Floyd in Minneapolis last summer.
Uproxx - 3 hours 27 min ago
Getty Image The rapper hopes to eventually create a more 'balanced spot in the world.'...
The Guardian - 3 hours 40 min ago
Days after streets filled with people celebrating Chauvin's conviction the city held a funeral for the Black man shot by police Two days after the streets of Minneapolis filled with people celebrating the conviction of a former police officer for murdering George Floyd, the city held a funeral on Thursday for Daunte Wright, another young Black man shot dead by police during a traffic stop. The killing of Wright, 20, two weeks ago by a police officer who said she mistook her gun for a Taser shocked...
New York Times - 3 hours 41 min ago
Demonstrators marched through downtown Minneapolis on Monday as jury deliberations started in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Rolling Stone - 3 hours 48 min ago
Two-hour special will examine Floyd's life and the protests that erupted around the world in response to his murder at the hands of Minneapolis police...
Slate - 3 hours 55 min ago
America's obsession with the criminal legal system as panacea is exactly what got us into this mess in the first place.
Huffington Post - 4 hours 10 min ago
Legal experts predict how Derek Chauvin's conviction could impact the cases of J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao.
Essence - 4 hours 22 min ago
Remember the wealthy couple in St. Louis who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters for demonstrating in their neighborhood after George Floyd’s death last year? One-half of the couple–St. Louis […] The post Man Who Brandished Weapon at BLM Protesters Considering Senate Run appeared first on Essence .
Refinery29 - 4 hours 41 min ago
On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, in a rare instance of a white police officer facing prison time for killing a Black person. But moments before the verdict was announced, another white officer Nicholas Reardon of Columbus, OH shot and killed Ma'Khia Bryant , a 16-year-old girl who had called police for help on Tuesday afternoon. Reardon has since been placed on paid leave. Reardon now joins the ranks of many white officers who have killed Black and brown...
Newsweek - 5 hours 23 min ago
"This is where George Floyd took his last breath under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, under the watch of three other officers," a sign reads.
Celebrity Insider - 5 hours 23 min ago
Porsha Williams is celebrating the life of George Floyd. Check out the message she shared after the victory that his family and fans are celebrating. 'A historical moment! #GeorgeFloyd Your Life Mattered!! "You Changed the World" #JusticeServed. #OutOfTheMouthOfBabes #ApplyPressure #KeepGoing #GoodTrouble' Porsha captioned her post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by #PorshaWilliams (@porsha4real) Someone said: 'I love you Porsha keep marching for us,' and a commenter...
Black Enterprise - 5 hours 30 min ago
A bus driver in New Orleans is out of a job for making racially insensitive comments to a Black child in Louisiana. WWL-TV reported that Rose Gabriel did not let something her son revealed to her pass by. She informed the school system last week that a George Floyd-related comment was...
Fox News - 5 hours 33 min ago
Activists who have taken up Minneapolis' George Floyd Square, which grew to become an "autonomous zone," say they will not leave the area until officials agree to comply with their list of two-dozen demands.