Saturday, July 2, 2022

#blacklivesmatter

MINNEAPOLIS -- After the ambulance took George Floyd away, the Minneapolis officer who had pinned his knee on the Black man’s neck defended himself to a bystander by saying Floyd was “a sizable guy” and “probably on something,” according to...
MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd’s girlfriend tearfully told a jury Thursday the story of how they met — at a Salvation Army shelter where he was a security guard with “this great, deep Southern voice, raspy” — and how they...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge against another round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the harrowing video...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in...
by Stacy M. Brown -- Black Lives Matter. George Floyd’s life mattered. A mixed-race jury in Minneapolis returned a guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20, potentially sending the ex-cop to prison for the rest of...
Moments after a Hennepin County jury delivered a triple-guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin, the joy and relief expressed over the convictions also echoed in Greater Memphis. The New Tri-State Defender reached out to an...
Local pastor and activist Devante Hill was outside the courthouse in Downtown Minneapolis Tuesday (April 20) when the Derek Chauvin verdict was read. “I was overwhelmed with emotion,” Hill said. “It seems like it was 400 years overdue. America needs...
The granting of a motion for a new trial on her voting fraud conviction turned last Friday (Feb. 25) into a good day for Memphis activist Pamela Moses.  Moses' legal quagmire drew national attention after Memphis Criminal Court Judge W....
Black Lives Matter activist Pamela Moses will not stand trial a second time on the charge that she illegally registered to vote, Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich announced Friday. In a press release, Weirich said all charges related to...