Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death


By AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES, TAMMY WEBBER and STEVE KARNOWSKI People cheer after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn…. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was […]

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Restricting No-Knock Warrants, But Breonna Taylor’s Supporters Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough


A bill proposed by state lawmaker Rep. Attica Scott required more police accountability, but unfortunately languishes in the House. Source: Jason Armond / Getty Kentucky legislators unanimously voted to approve a bill that would restrict the usage of “no-knock” warrants on Thursday, in an increasing effort to prohibit excessive force […]

Black Lives Matter nominated for Nobel peace prize


By Tim Fitzsimons  Image: © Provided by NBC News In his nomination letter, Petter Eide, a Socialist Left member of the Storting, Norway’s parliament, wrote that he had nominated Black Lives Matter “for their struggle against racism and racially motivated violence.” “BLM’s call for systemic change have spread around the […]

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