Tag: George Floyd

Man Who Threatened To Kill Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer For Defending ‘A F****** Murderer’ Faces 5 Years In Prison

NewsOne Featured Video A protester holds a sign with a photo of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during demonstrations following the death of George Floyd on May 30, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Mario Tama / Getty A Florida man who threatened to kill a lawyer for representing Derek Chauvin during the […]

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NYC Statue of George Floyd Vandalized Again in New Location

Statue of George Floyd in New York City Vandalized Again in New Location Police say the man appears to crouch behind the monument mixing the paint before throwing it. Cleanup efforts are currently underway. This is the second time the statue has been vandalized in a show of cowardly racism. The Root reported that it […]

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A Bronze Statue Honoring George Floyd Was Vandalized Just Days After Dedication

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty Just days after a sculpture of George Floyd was unveiled in New York it was defaced.  NBC News reported this is the second time the statue was vandalized since it was first made public on the Juneteenth holiday.   Located in Manhattan’s Union Square, Park the statue is one of […]

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‘Boogaloo Boi’ Pleads Guilty To Federal Riot Charge For Shooting Up Minneapolis 3rd Precinct Police Station During George Floyd Protest

NewsOne Featured Video Source: JEFF KOWALSKY / Getty Organizers and community members warned about right-wing infiltrators during racial justice protests last year. When shots were fired in Minneapolis as the Third Precinct police station burned, people on the ground insisted the gunshots were the result of right-wing agitators. They were right.  According to MPR News, […]

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California Passed a Law That Keeps Bad Cops From Getting Hired Again

Notice of termination (TimMcClean/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. When bad cops get fired, they often move a few towns over and get hired by another police department. Several states in the U.S. don’t even have the power to stop them. But California isn’t one of […]

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After Police Reform Fails, George Floyd’s Sister Says Biden Isn’t ‘Stepping Up’ Enough

NewsOne Featured Video George Floyd’s sister, Bridgett Floyd (C), speaks, flanked by Rev. Al Sharpton (R), the founder and President of National Action Network, and Attorney Ben Crump (L), during a remembrance for George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 23, 2021. | Source: KEREM YUCEL / Getty The stunning legislative failure that was Congress’ […]

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The Unbearable Whiteness of the Democratic Party…and America

The Unbearable Whiteness of the Democratic Party…and America Advertisement Of course, reconciliation is a complex process that can only be determined by the Senate Parliamentarian, who interprets the rules of the Senate. It’s not like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) can just fire or overrule the Parliamentarian. Except he can. It wouldn’t even be […]

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Over A Year After George Floyd’s Murder, Minneapolis Residents Organize To Expand Public Safety Housing Opportunity

NewsOne Featured Video Source: JOSEPH PREZIOSO / Getty A group of Minneapolis residents and organizational representatives gathered last week to encourage voters to reject one ballot measure and support two others in the November local election. Focused on creating a city that is more equitable and serving all residents, the group gathered. They spoke in […]

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