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The LAPD is investigating a report that officers passed around a Valentine’s Day message with a picture of George Floyd that said, ‘you take my breath away’

The LAPD is investigating an alleged message a group of officers were sharing on Valentine’s day. The message featured a photo of George Floyd with the caption, “You take my breath away.” Floyd’s family and the Los Angeles County DA are speaking out against the message. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
The LAPD is investigating a report that officers passed around a Valentine’s Day message with a picture of George Floyd that said, ‘you take my breath away’
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Potential jurors in the George Floyd murder trial are being asked how they feel about Black Lives Matter and about their personal experiences with police

People being considered to serve as jurors in the criminal trial stemming from George Floyd’s death are being asked to answer questions as part of the jury selection process. The questionnaire includes questions about their views on Black Lives Matter, whether they attended protests over police brutality, and their personal […]
Potential jurors in the George Floyd murder trial are being asked how they feel about Black Lives Matter and about their personal experiences with police
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17-year-old teenager who filmed George Floyd’s death in May will receive a prestigious literary award for her cell phone footage

The 17-year-old teenager who filmed the final moments of George Floyd’s death will receive an award for her mobile phone video, according to a report by the Associated Press. Darnella Frazier will receive the 2020 PEN/Benenson Courage Award from PEN America, the Associated Press reported. “With remarkable steadiness, Darnella carried […]
17-year-old teenager who filmed George Floyd’s death in May will receive a prestigious literary award for her cell phone footage
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Derek Chauvin, the ex-cop who pinned down George Floyd’s neck, has been released from custody after posting $1 million bail

Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer who pinned down George Floyd’s neck with his knee, has been released on bond, according to WCCO-TV. He posted a $US1 million bail with conditions Wednesday morning. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Derek Chauvin, […]
Derek Chauvin, the ex-cop who pinned down George Floyd’s neck, has been released from custody after posting $1 million bail
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The judge in the criminal case against the former cops accused of killing George Floyd disqualified the county prosecutor and his staff from participating because of ‘sloppy’ work

A local judge overseeing the criminal case against the cops accused of killing George Floyd has disqualified the county attorney’s office from working on the case, calling their work “sloppy,” reporters at the hearing said. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman sent prosecutors from his office to interview the medical examiner, […]
The judge in the criminal case against the former cops accused of killing George Floyd disqualified the county prosecutor and his staff from participating because of ‘sloppy’ work
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Protesters in Minneapolis say they won’t clear barricades around the George Floyd Memorial until the city leaders meet their 24 demands

Protesters in Minneapolis say they won’t allow the city to remove the cement barricades around the George Floyd memorial until the city meets 24 demands, WCCO reported. The demands include recalling Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, firing four employees of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and ending qualified immunity. George […]
Protesters in Minneapolis say they won’t clear barricades around the George Floyd Memorial until the city leaders meet their 24 demands
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The city of Minneapolis is spending $4,500 a day on private security for its city council after members received threats amid votes to eliminate police

The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota is spending $US4,500 a day – so far totaling $US63,000 – to employ private security to protect three of its city council members after they received threats, according to Fox 9. On Friday, councilmembers unanimously voted to disband the police department and establish the Department […]
The city of Minneapolis is spending $4,500 a day on private security for its city council after members received threats amid votes to eliminate police
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The deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have soured the already strained relationship between Black people and the police

The recent police killings of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks and ensuing protests have focused a spotlight on the historically fraught relationship between Black communities and law enforcement. Slave patrols morphed into police departments, and this painful history has translated into a persistent mentality that Black people are threatening or […]
The deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have soured the already strained relationship between Black people and the police
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