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A federal grand jury has indicted Derek Chauvin and 3 others for the murder of George Floyd

Turns out Derek Chauvin 's fate is likely sealed. On Friday morning, it was formally announced that Derek Chauvin and the remaining officers that murdered George Floyd have all been indicted on federal charges. Those charges range mostly surround the idea that they violated his civil rights. Specifically Chauvin, Thao, and Kueng are charged with unreasonable seizure and excessive force. All four officers have been federally charged over their failure to seek and help provide Floyd adequate medical care essentially sealing his fate. Killer cop Chauvin has also been charged in connection to a 2017 arrest where he treated a 17-year-old boy to the same neck restraint that killed George Floyd.
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The trial of Derek Chauvin: It’s a key day here’s what you need to know

This is your weekly newsletter regarding the trial of Derek Chauvin and the death of George Floyd. The latter of which has largely changed present day as we know it resulting in a racial reckoning in America. Let’s begin. In recent weeks, the judge presiding over the trial struggled to ensure that everything was good to go. Defense attorneys even argued at the time that by a settlement being announced, er, somehow the jury would end up tainted. Chauvin’s trial is poised to begin today officially at 9 a.m universally with almost all eyes on Minneapolis. Jurors will once again be tasked with the heartbreaking job of determine at what point did Chauvin’s actions constitute murder. The city fears that once again it could end in shambles if Chauvin walks on both manslaughter an...
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In ongoing Battle for Portland, police are losing ground to people demanding justice

The long-running Battle For Portland certainly isn't ending anytime soon. Protesters once again took to the streets last night and this time apparently the bad-apples within those protesters allegedly made car bomb threats towards federal buildings. The Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse in Portland, shown during a protest July 31, was closed Friday.   (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File) The FBI is now investigating the apparent claims amid police concerns that local federal buildings (including ICE) could potentially be bombed. It's worth noting that the actual protesters simply want to have a seat at the table to discuss structural changes, something that has not been offered by Portland Police or the FBI. It remains unclear whether or not any of the so-called threats we...
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Yet another cop caught kneeling on somebody’s neck amid #GeorgeFloyd protests

Because well yeah that's the new thing in America in a country where cops reign supreme and average citizens are just pawns in a very dangerous game. https://twitter.com/mattmillsphoto/status/1266960081389629440?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266960081389629440&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnypost.com%2F2020%2F05%2F31%2Fseattle-cop-removes-colleagues-knee-from-protesters-neck-video%2F
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Minneapolis descends into chaos as new footage of cops murdering #GeorgeFloyd surfaces

The terrifying murder of an unarmed black man by the name of George Floyd is making headlines around the world. While the backstory of his reported arrest remains unclear, what is clear is that the four white cops involved in his "arrest" are now involved in a state-sponsored murder at the hands of Minneapolis police. Meanwhile this is how the Minneapolis PD is responding... Photo used to illustrate the corruption. Mandatory credit: AP New footage in the arrest shows a white officer dragging Floyd from his car; manhandling him, and then proceeding him to get him on the ground before he kneels on his neck for at least five minutes. Fox 9 reports that they've obtained security footage from a nearby restaurant that proves Floyd did not resist arrest as it is clearly noticeable...
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