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George Floyd

  1. george floyd
    Minneapolis Kept Its Police Department. But We’ll Be Here Again.The defeat of Ballot Question 2 wasn’t as decisive as it looked.
  2. 2021 elections
    Minneapolis Voters Reject Overhaul of Police DepartmentSeventeen months after George Floyd’s murder, the status quo prevails.
  3. sad cops
    Policing Isn’t Supposed to Be FunWhy politicians can’t allow “demoralized” cops to dictate the agenda.
  4. derek chauvin trial
    Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years for Murder of George FloydThe judge said “abuse of a position of trust and authority and also the particular cruelty shown to George Floyd” factored into his decision.
  5. crime
    What Happens Next After the Derek Chauvin SentencingMany legal issues remain unresolved, from the fate of the other officers who arrested George Floyd to federal efforts to address police brutality.
  6. juneteenth
    America’s Hollow Embrace of JuneteenthHow a commemoration of Black liberation became a favorite holiday of corporations and lawmakers.
  7. awards
    Darnella Frazier, Who Filmed George Floyd’s Murder, Gets Pulitzer NodThe Pulitzer board awarded her a special citation, saying her video showed ”the crucial role of citizens in journalists’ quest for truth and justice.”
  8. 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.
  9. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  10. 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.
  11. crime
    Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Officers in George Floyd’s DeathDerek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers have been indicted on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
  12. 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.
  13. oscars 2021
    Regina King Kicks Off Your New Favorite Soderbergh Film, the 2021 Oscars“Think of this as a movie set.”
  14. minnesota
    Derek Chauvin Held in 23-Hour Solitary Confinement As He Awaits SentencingThe convicted murderer is only being let out of his cell one hour per day for exercise and is under observation every 30 minutes.
  15. derek chauvin trial
    Chauvin Found Guilty On All Counts: Live UpdatesThe former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd is now a convicted murderer.
  16. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Reacts to Derek Chauvin Verdict: ‘There Is More Work to Be Done’“At least this one injustice was not compounded with indifference.”
  17. derek chauvin trial
    Does the Chauvin Trial Mark a Turning Point in Police Accountability?The forces that animated the case aren’t going away.
  18. black lives matter
    The Moment Minneapolis Heard JusticeOutside the courthouse where Derek Chauvin was convicted.
  19. derek chauvin trial
    Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on All CountsThe jury found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
  20. police brutality
    Derek Chauvin Has Been Convicted of Murdering George FloydThe jury found the former officer guilty on all counts.
  21. politics
    Biden Says He’s ‘Praying’ for ‘Right Verdict’ in Chauvin TrialAs the jury deliberates, Biden said he finds the evidence “overwhelming” and confirmed that he’s talked with George Floyd’s family.
  22. derek chauvin trial
    Minneapolis Prepares for Unrest As Chauvin Jurors DeliberateNational Guard troops are all over the place as the city braces for a verdict.
  23. derek chauvin trial
    Chauvin Judge: Waters’s Comments Could Result in ‘Overturned’ Verdict on AppealThe judge said Maxine Waters’s statement that protesters must be “confrontational” could result in an overturned guilty verdict “down the road.”
  24. crime
    Chauvin Trial Closing Arguments: ‘You Can Believe Your Eyes’Prosecutors urged jurors to trust the video evidence, while the defense said Chauvin did not “purposefully” apply “unlawful force” on George Floyd.
  25. minneapolis
    This Will Keep HappeningDaunte Wright’s death and Derek Chauvin’s trial highlight an intractable problem with policing.
  26. 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.
  27. derek chauvin trial
    How The Trial of Derek Chauvin Is Shaping Up So FarThe state’s case against the cop who knelt on George Floyd’s neck appears strong, but damning video footage only goes so far.
  28. george floyd
    See Photos From the Protests Outside the Murder Trial of Derek ChauvinScenes from Minneapolis, where demonstrators call for the conviction of the cop who killed George Floyd.
  29. 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.
  30. police brutality
    What to Expect in the Derek Chauvin Murder TrialThe proceedings, which began Monday, will focus on George Floyd’s cause of death.
  31. george floyd
    The Jury Selection for Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial Is CompleteTwelve jurors and two alternates have been chosen for the trial, which is scheduled to begin next Monday.
  32. george floyd
    Iowa Reporter Acquitted on Charges From Covering George Floyd ProtestAndrea Sahouri was found not guilty of two charges from last summer, when she informed an officer she was a journalist, and was then pepper sprayed.
  33. police brutality
    The George Floyd Murder Trial Is Off to a Rough StartJury selection has been delayed so prosecutors can seek an additional charge.
  34. police brutality
    Criminal Charges Dropped Against Buffalo Cops Who Shoved 75-Year-Old ProtesterA grand jury dismissed felony assault charges against two officers who shoved an elderly man to the ground at a Black Lives Matter protest last June.
  35. george floyd
    William Barr Rejected Plea Deal for Cop Who Killed George Floyd: ReportLast June, Barr stopped a deal giving Derek Chauvin a ten-year sentence because he felt that protesters around the nation would see it as too lenient.
  36. 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.
  37. black lives matter
    New York Attorney General Sues NYPD for ‘Pattern of Abuse’ at BLM ProtestsThe state attorney general asserts that cops illegally used “excessive force and [made] false arrests” during last summer’s demonstrations.
  38. games
    10 Ways 2020 Changed Sports ForeverThe pandemic and the racial-justice movement will leave permanent marks, on and off the field.
  39. politics
    Justice Department Designates NYC an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’The city could lose federal funding as a result.
  40. the national interest
    Trump Stoked Police Violence, and It May Have Cost Him the ElectionA new study shows that videos of police violence move public opinion.
  41. department of justice
    Barr Tells Prosecutors to Weigh Sedition Charge for Violent Protesters: ReportIt’s unlikely prosecutors could prove intent of such a charge, though threatening protesters with sedition could change the dynamic at future events.
  42. policing
    You Can’t Vote Out the PoliceThe problem of the police riot goes beyond partisan and even electoral remedies.
  43. covid diary
    Harlem Is the Song of SummerAfter a cruel, quiet spring, the neighborhood wakes up.
  44. 2020 elections
    The ‘Tough on Crime’ TicketThe historical irony of a Biden-Harris ticket during a criminal-justice reckoning.
  45. chicago looting
    More Than 100 People Arrested After Downtown Chicago LootingThe Magnificent Mile turned chaotic Sunday night after a police shooting on the city’s South Side hours earlier.
  46. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  47. george floyd
    Body Cam Footage of George Floyd’s Arrest Has Been ReleasedLeaked video from the body cams of two former officers show police immediately pulling a gun on Floyd, who pleads not to be shot.
  48. black lives matter
    The Protest Movement’s Path ForwardThe fervor of May and June has inevitably faded. What comes next?
  49. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  50. trump administration
    DHS Agents Seen in Portland Are Deploying to Chicago — and Perhaps FurtherTrump will reportedly send 150 Homeland Security officers to Chicago this week. He also threatened to send federal agents to Detroit and Baltimore.
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