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George Floyd

  1. power
    ‘I Still Hold the Weight of What I Witnessed a Year Ago’A year later, Darnella Frazier reflected on recording the viral video of George Floyd’s murder.
  2. police bruality
    4 Ex-Officers Face Federal Charges for George Floyd’s MurderDerek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
  3. police brutality
    Another Man Has Died After Police Pinned Him to the GroundHis brother said Mario Gonzalez was killed in the same manner as George Floyd.
  4. police brutality
    Derek Chauvin Has Been Convicted of Murdering George FloydThe jury found the former officer guilty on all counts.
  5. police brutality
    Chauvin’s Defense Tried to Hide the Latest Police Shooting From JuryAfter Daunte Wright was killed by police, Derek Chauvin’s lawyer worried about jury bias.
  6. police brutality
    ‘When I Look at George Floyd, I Look at My Dad’Darnella Frazier, the teen who took the viral video of Floyd’s death, testified in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial on Tuesday.
  7. police brutality
    What to Expect in the Derek Chauvin Murder TrialThe proceedings, which began Monday, will focus on George Floyd’s cause of death.
  8. police brutality
    The George Floyd Murder Trial Is Off to a Rough StartJury selection has been delayed so prosecutors can seek an additional charge.
  9. crime
    Weeks Before George Floyd’s Death, an Eerily Similar ArrestAccording to a new report, three officers involved in George Floyd’s death used comparable tactics earlier that month.
  10. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  11. protests
    Study Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Protests Led to Coronavirus SpikesDespite warnings from public-health experts that the demonstrations could lead to an increase in transmission, early results look encouraging.
  12. power
    6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up.They spoke with the Cut about coming face-to-face with the riot police, educating their own parents, and being radicals (not Democrats.)
  13. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  14. power
    What Exactly Does It Mean to Defund the Police?A comprehensive guide.
  15. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  16. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  17. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  18. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  19. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  20. crime
    Minneapolis Police Sued Over Violent Protest TacticsTwo lawsuits allege that officers used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists.
  21. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  22. police violence
    ‘If I Would Have Been Here, George Floyd May Still Be Alive’Mahmoud Abumayyaleh on the murder that happened outside of his store.
  23. protest
    Scenes from Police Brutality Protests Around the WorldIn cities across the globe, people gathered in solidarity with U.S. protesters demanding an end to racist law enforcement.
  24. power
    How to Make Sure You’re Donating EffectivelySome bail funds have asked people to donate to smaller, less well-known orgs — and to be wary of scam accounts on Venmo.
  25. police violence
    What It Feels Like to Be Shot by a Rubber Bullet“I thought I was going to die.”
  26. protests
    A Weekend of Widespread Police AggressionViral footage shows officers shooting rubber bullets and pepper-spraying protesters.
  27. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.