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Four Men Indicted for Alleged Connection to Minneapolis Precinct Fire

Four Men Indicted in Alleged Connection to Minneapolis Precinct Fire

Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 22; Davon De-Andre Turner, 24; Bryce Michael Williams, 26; and Branden Michael Wolfe, 23 were indicted for setting the Minneapolis police’s Third District police building on fire. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Williams and Turner “lit a Molotov cocktail,” while Wolfe allegedly “pushed a barrel into a fire at the entrance of the Third Precinct building to […]

Cop in George Floyd Video Released From Jail on $750,000 Bond

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A second police officer was released from jail after posting bail on Saturday. Tou Thao who was the cop seen in the video confronting angry bystanders as Former Officer Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck. Thao was one of 3 officers charged with aiding and abetting and second-degree manslaughter in the George Floyd case. The 34-year-old […]

Minneapolis City Council Plan to ‘Defund and Dismantle’ City Police Force

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Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council have announced the intention to defund and dismantle the city police department, CNN reports. “We committed to dismantling policing as we know it in the city of Minneapolis and to rebuild with our community a new model of public safety that actually keeps our community safe,” Council President […]

Key Witness and Friend Says George Floyd ‘In No Form’ Resisted Arrest

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At the time Floyd was handcuffed and eventually killed by Former Officer Derek Chauvin, he was wit two people, one of whom is speaking out against the police officers. Maurice Lester Hall gave his first interview since Floyd was killed and said that his friend “in no form or way” resisted arrest. “I could hear […]

Actor Lakeith Stanfield Calls Out Lil Wayne Over George Floyd Comments

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Many celebrities have recently been scolded by people on social media for their lack of support for the protests. Other celebrities have been scolded for basically saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. That’s the category Lil Wayne falls into. A couple of days ago on an Instagram live broadcast with Fat Joe, he […]

Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin Bail Set at $500,000

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The officer directly responsible for the death of George Floyd received a set bail on Saturday. Derek Chauvin The former Minnesota cop has had his bail set at $500,000. The former Minnesota cop is currently being held at Ramsey County Jail in St. Paul. As of now, Chauvin has not made bail and is still […]

God is Dope Clothing Brand Raises $25,000 for Family of George Floyd

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An Atlanta based clothing brand ran a 24-hour sale on Thursday where 100 percent of the proceeds would be donated to the family of George Floyd, the man killed by police in Minneapolis. God is Dope clothing has sold $25,000 worth of merchandise which will all go to the Official George Floyd Memorial Fund. “We […]

Val Demings to Officers in Washington Post Op-Ed: ‘Think Before You Act!

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Rebellions, protests, and more have sparked across the nation since the death of George Floyd at the hands of members of the Minneapolis Police Department. Friday (May 29), the arresting officer, Derek Chauvin, who placed his knee in the neck of Floyd was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. REGISTER TO VOTE GET […]

[WATCH] DA Mike Freeman: There is Not Enough Evidence to Charge the Four Minnesota Officers in the Death Of George Floyd

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Ever since 1992 with the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles, being caught red-handed on video hasn’t always resulted in criminal convictions for police officers and 2020 in Minneapolis is no different. Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman has announced via a press conference that his office does not have enough evidence to criminally […]

Trump: ‘Thugs are Dishonoring the Memory of George Floyd’

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President Trump took to his favorite social media site to give his take on the riots and looting in Minneapolis amid anger about George Floyd’s murder. In an early-morning tweet, the president gave his take on the difficult situation. “These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen,” Trump […]

Minneapolis is Burning Over George Floyd But Judge Not The Tipping Point

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Minneapolis is burning. Los Angeles stopped the freeways. Memphis is fed up and in the streets. The tensions rose high in Minneapolis, Minnesota last night and the people spoke with their rage. The consecutive incidents of inequality, that left yet another unarmed person of color killed, boiled over. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 […]

Former NBA Player Stephen Jackson Mourns Loss of ‘Twin’ George Floyd

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Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is mourning the loss of his close friend who was killed by police in Minnesota on Monday. George Floyd who Jackson calls his “twin” was the victim of police brutality in Minneapolis. The story garnered national attention when images of one of the 4 officers involved in the incident were […]

Australian Shot And Killed By Police In Minneapolis

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police officers have shot dead an Australian woman who reportedly called 911 after hearing a noise near her home in Minneapolis. Minnesota’s public safety department said a woman was shot in Minneapolis after two officers responded to a callout about a possible assault on Saturday at 11.30pm local time. The police officers did not have […]

On The Rise: Mac Irv Is On A Mission To Inspire

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It’s not really much of a secret that the lines that once separated basketball from Hip-hop are proving to be more blurred as time goes on, and coming up in the musically drenched environment of Minneapolis, making a transition between the two was somewhat effortless for rising emcee Mac Irv. A lifelong basketball player, Mac Irv’s promising career included being a […]