Minnesota

Both Mohamed and Verbeten are in districts considered “safe” for Democrats, making it likely at least two Black women will be seated in the state senate next term.

The Brooklyn Center police union leader praised the officer who detained and injured Katie Wright for filming the same kind of traffic stop that got her son, Daunte Wright, killed last year. Chuck Valleau called it a “professional response."

Potter's conviction for killing Daunte Wright, 20, came after four days of jury deliberation.

Former police officer Kim Potter testified in her own defense and appeared to cry when discussing her killing of Daunte Wright. However, her dry eyes suggested she was simply shedding "white tears" to angle for an acquittal.

Minnesota Police are investigating students at Prior Lake High School in Savage, Minnesota after a racist video about a 14-year-old black girl went viral on social media.

Marking the one-year anniversary of Floyd's death Darnella wrote a lengthy Facebook tribute to Floyd, summarizing her thoughts on the year that changed everything and the loss of her innocence.

Police were called to the memorial site on Tuesday in response to reports of gunfire near the location where George Floyd was killed by former cop Derek Chauvin exactly one year ago.

Activists have pushed for either an independent prosecutor or Ellison's office to overtake the investigation after the conviction of Chauvin, a case Ellison spearheaded as attorney general.

Brooklyn Center authorities released information pertaining to Potter's service file, which could be viewed as an attempt to persuade the public's perception after Potter shot and killed Wright in the midst of a traffic stop on April 11.

On Thursday and Friday Big Lake High School in Big Lake Minnesota switched to distance learning in an effort to keep the school community safe due to violent threats.

Many feel that Chauvin's guilty verdict could launch massive reform in policing across the country, but with the simultaneous killing of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant, there is undoubtedly more work left to do.

The family stated that there is no sufficient form of justice because they have to venture through life without their son, but urged for "accountability at the highest level."