A monument to abolitionist Harriet Tubman was revealed Thursday in Newark, New Jersey, after a statue of explorer Christopher Columbus was removed during the 2020 George Floyd riots.
@votetimscott You killed the George Floyd Police Reform Bill. You would block it now. How can a person achieve the American dream when that dream can be permanently interrupted at anytime or anyplace by a police officer having a “bad day”?
JUST IN: The city of Denver will pay $1.6 million to settle lawsuits filed by seven people injured by police officers while protesting the murder of George Floyd in 2020.
Seven protestors are expected to receive settlements totaling more than $1.6 million following the George Floyd protests.
“Because [police] failed to act, what we have is a Mississippi lynching in 2022,” said Ben Crump, who has also represented the families of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. More from @pblest :
Sheriff Floyd Bonner, Memphis mayoral candidate, sues Election Commission over residency
MPS voted in 2020 to stop paying Milwaukee police officers to patrol outside its buildings in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd.
Denver City Council voted Monday to approve a $1.6 million payout to settle a lawsuit filed by seven George Floyd protesters
Denver pays $1.6M to 7 protesters "brutalized" by police during George Floyd protests
According to deputies, Floyd Wayne Borgins, 70, hasn’t been seen since March 2 and his last known location was at home on Road 233 in North Fork.
BREAKING: Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder of George Floyd. For the first time in Minnesota state history, a white police officer has been held accountable for killing a Black man.
My statement on the death of George Floyd:
Andrea Jenkins, vice president of Minneapolis City Council, says George Floyd and Officer Chauvin worked at restaurant near Third Precinct. "They were coworkers for a very long time."
I’m watching so many decisions be made to stop the looting & rioting. National guard has been called in...curfews are being moved around. How about arresting the other officers that were involved in the death of George Floyd. ??♂️??♂️??♂️ How about Justice???
George Floyd was murdered. Every single officer involved must be held accountable.
George Floyd’s murder is not only an outrage. It is the latest manifestation of a system that callously devalues the lives of Black people. Our struggle is and always has been about justice—not justice on paper, but real justice in the real lives of real people.