On the third anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, civil rights leaders mourn the loss of the Black man whose death sparked a movement.
The third anniversary since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, all four of the former-police officers involved in the kneeling killing have finally been fully held accountable for their actions and inactions on that fateful day.
The court rejected Derek Chauvin's petition to throw out his conviction, which argued that he was unable to get a fair trial.
George Floyd's murderer, Derek Chauvin, pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion in the disgraced former police officer's latest criminal conviction in Minnesota.
Derek Chauvin is seeking to have his conviction for murdering George Floyd thrown out on the audacious alleged basis that he was denied a fair trial.
Derek Chauvin has been moved from a maximum-security Minnesota state prison to a medium-security federal prison in Arizona.
Eight POC officers at Ramsey County Jail were awarded a $1.5 million settlement after being barred from Derek Chauvin.
The six Atlanta police officers who were accused of battery and aggravated assault against two HBCU students during a 2020 George Floyd protest have been cleared of all wrongdoing.
Despite countless incidents in the intervening 30 years, police accountability continues to be sidelined in favor of unchecked funding increases.
Attorneys for Derek Chauvin filed an 82-page appeal listing the reasons Chauvin didn't get a fair shake during his criminal trial last year for the murder of George Floyd.
The guilty verdicts for former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao for violating George Floyd's civil rights should send a clear message to members of law enforcement who ignore their sworn duties, civil rights leaders said.
A mostly white jury was selected in the case for Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao, the three ex-Minneapolis cops who, along with Derek Chauvin, were involved in George Floyd's death. Judge Paul Magnuson said, “There is absolutely nothing about the subject of religion, race or ethnicity that’s involved in this case.”
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