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25 Feb
A jury found three former Minneapolis police officers guilty on Thursday of violating the civil rights of George Floyd, the African-American man whose May 2020 murder sparked nationwide protests.
25 Jan
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating the civil rights of George Floyd chose to do nothing as the 46-year-old Black man suffered a "slow and agonizing death," a prosecutor said Monday. The men are on trial for their roles in the May 2020 death of Floyd, whose fatal arrest was filmed by a…
5 Jan
George Floyd’s 4-year-old niece, Arianna, was shot while sleeping in her bed Saturday after a gunman opened fire on her home, Houston police said. The girl was shot in torso and is in stable condition after an emergency surgery, police said. The bullet punctured her lung and liver and also broke three ribs, ABC 13…
27 Aug 2021
The spectacle on its own was in one hand movie-like and on the other hand mind boggling as a middle aged man identified as a Nigerian Diplomat was pinned down by Indonesian Immigration Officials into the seat leathers of a car.
24 Jun 2021
Twelve years in prison? Twenty, or even 30? On Friday, former policeman Derek Chauvin will hear his sentence for the murder of African-American George Floyd, a killing that sparked America's biggest demonstrations for racial justice in decades.
14 Jun 2021
A woman was killed and three other people injured when a man drove into a crowd of demonstrators who were protesting the shooting death by US Marshals of a Black man in Minneapolis, police said Monday. Police said the man, who may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol, drove his vehicle into…
3 Jun 2021
Prosecutors on Wednesday asked a US judge to sentence the white former police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, an unarmed Black man whose death last year sparked nationwide protests, to 30 years in prison.
27 May 2021
As we mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, and the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre, of over 100 African Americans on May 31-June 1, 1921, it is time for reflections, or better said a data report card....
24 May 2021
Supporters and relatives of George Floyd marched Sunday ahead of the first anniversary of his murder by a white policeman, a killing that prompted a reckoning on racial injustice in the United States.
22 May 2021
Two people were killed and several wounded in a shooting in the US city of Minneapolis late Friday, police said.
24 Apr 2021
Beyond the US, we held our breath on Tuesday waiting for the jury’s verdict following the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020.
21 Apr 2021
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday a civil investigation into the police department of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering African-American George Floyd.

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