Third Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd's death is released from jail
After George Floyd’s death, pent-up anger and inexperienced leadership led to mayhem in Minneapolis for 3 nights. A close examination of what happened suggests that at least some of the destruction resulted from a breakdown in governance.
A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail.
This is my friend Ethan. He lost sight in one eye when a police officer shot a tear gas canister directly into his face while he and his incredible mother were cleaning up after an early protest in Minneapolis after George Floyd was killed. What follows are his mom's words. /1
RIP GEORGE FLOYD. KILLED IN COLD BLOOD BY A DIRTY RACIST COP IN MINNEAPOLIS. THE VIDEO IS DISGUSTING. THE COP LITERALLY STOLE THE LIFE OUT OF HIM WHILE GEORGE WAS BEGGING HIM, SAYING THAT HE “CANT BREATHE”. I DONT CARE WHAT ANYONE SAYS, THIS IS FUCKED.
(2/2) Trevor on George Floyd and the Minneapolis protests: “If you felt unease watching that Target being looted, try to imagine how it must feel for black Americans when they watch themselves being looted every single day. Police in America are looting black bodies.”
Jamie Foxx joins social justice advocates in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in solidarity over the death of George Floyd: "All I wanted to do is let you know that we're not afraid to stand...we're not afraid of the moment."
My heart breaks for George Floyd, his family and for the people in Minneapolis. Murder is murder. Cops are also citizens, the same rules should apply to them. This is absolutely horrific and if the mayor and DA do not step up it sets a poor example for this entire country.
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd's neck, has been arrested and faces charges of third-degree murder and manslaughter, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman