Three former Minneapolis police officers will be criminally charged Wednesday in connection with the death of George Floyd, Sen. Amy Klobuchar wrote in a post on Twitter.
In addition, Derek Chauvin, a former officer who had already been charged with third-degree murder in the case, will now be charged with second-degree murder, the Minnesota Democrat wrote.
Continue reading #DerekChauvin charge UPGRADED to 2nd degree MURDER! Other 3 cops in #Minneapolis #GeorgeFloyd death, CHARGED! [DETAILS]
A CNN crew was arrested while giving a live television report Friday morning in Minneapolis — and then released about an hour later — as the crew covered ongoing protests over the death in police custody of George Floyd.
State police detained CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez, his producer and his photojournalist shortly after 5 a.m. CT (6 a.m. ET) as Jimenez was reporting live from a street south of downtown, near where a police precinct building was earlier set ablaze.
Continue reading #CNN crew of color ARRESTED while white reporter in the same area says he was treated ‘differently’! [Details]
The plot thickens. An undercover police officer can be seen INCITING the LOOTING and RIOTS at the AutoZone in Minneapolis!
Jacob Pederson was caught on video smashing windows and jumpstarting riots. He can be seen in all black breaking windows and trying to conceal his identity from the sky with an umbrella.
Continue reading Undercover cop #JacobPederson OUTED for inciting RIOTS & LOOTING in South #Minneapolis! [Vid]
A recurring theme…white people calling the police on black people for simply existing…. and the same outcome…tears…apologies..
[via The hill]
A white Minneapolis venture capitalist’s office lease was terminated after a viral video showed him questioning black entrepreneurs using the gym in a building of which they were all tenants, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday.
Continue reading A white man loses office lease after viral video shows him calling police on black entrepreneurs using building’s gym in #Minneapolis! [Vid]