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Minneapolis Cop Who Was Fired for Racist Christmas Tree Decorations in 2018 Is Reinstated

Photo: Stephen Maturen (Getty Images) You know, when one of your officers is alleged to have been responsible for the unnecessary death of a Black man, it’s probably not a good look to rehire an officer who was let go for racism. Yet, that’s exactly what the Minneapolis Police Department did. Advertisement CBS News reports […]

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‘Umbrella Man’ Seen Causing Property Damage During Early Minneapolis Protests Believed to be White Supremacist

Screenshot: YouTube In May, as protests over the death of George Floyd initially got underway in Minneapolis, a video went viral showing a man dressed in all black and carrying an umbrella, smashing windows at a AutoZone with a sledgehammer. After months of investigation, Minneapolis police now believe the man may be a white supremacist. […]

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Lawmakers in Minnesota Pass Extensive Police Reform Legislation

Protesters Outside Minnesota State CapitolPhoto: AMANDA SABGA (Getty Images) It unfortunately took a global pandemic and the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor for the nation to realize that we are long past due for significant policing reforms. Due to the fact we currently have a racist-ass president, it’s mainly been on the individual […]

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Minneapolis Names Racism a Public Health Emergency: ‘Antiracism Must Be Centered in All That We Do’

Photo: AMANDA SABGA (Getty Images) Almost two months following the death of George Floyd, whose killing at the hands of Minneapolis police galvanized a nationwide uprising, the Minneapolis City Council passed a resolution recognizing racism as a public health crisis. Advertisement Passed on Friday, the city council’s resolution names racism as a public health emergency […]

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The Family of George Floyd Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Minneapolis Police

Photo: Stephanie Keith (Getty Images) The death of George Floyd has had an undeniable ripple effect across the world. It’s been almost two months since the horrific video of his death hit the internet and people are still on the streets, protesting in his name. While the officers involved in Floyd’s death have all been […]

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George Floyd’s Family To Sue Minneapolis And Police Officers Involved In His Killing

The lawyers representing the family of an unarmed Black man killed by police in Minneapolis said they intend to sue the city as well as the cops who were involved in what a medical examiner has labeled a homicide. Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, along with co-counsel Antonio Romanucci, was expected to announce the civil […]

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150 Minneapolis Cops File Disability Claims for PTSD, Which They Attribute to George Floyd Protests

Photo: Stephen Maturen (Getty Images) The mendacity of police officers never ceases to amaze me, not to mention the extensive luxuries they get to enjoy as a result of tax-payer money. Advertisement As The Washington Post reports, 150 police officers from the Minneapolis Police Department have started the process of filing disability claims that will […]

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Bodycam Transcript Shows George Floyd Cop Was Extra Hostile From The Start

One of the former police officers involved with George Floyd’s killing has argued that there isn’t enough evidence to show he committed a crime, but a transcript from his bodycam during the deadly encounter in Minneapolis on Memorial Day showed he was extremely hostile from the beginning despite responding to a report of a nonviolent […]

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