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Tamir Rice’s family asks justice department to reopen case into his death

Federal prosecutors said in late 2020 they would not bring charges against the two police officers involved The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was…

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CNN news crew attacked while covering Minnesota police protests

A CNN crew member collapsed after being hit in the head by a water bottle while covering the protests over the fatal police shooting of Daunte…

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Pulmonologist: Claim that carbon monoxide could’ve contributed to George Floyd’s death ‘simply wrong’

Pulmonologist Martin Tobin returned to the stand in the trial of Derek Chauvin on Thursday, testifying against the … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/548460-pulmonologist-claim-that-carbon-monoxide-couldve-contributed-to-george Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Officer Kim Potter to be charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s death

Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis on Sunday, was arrested and charged by Washington County Pete Orput with…

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Passenger in George Floyd’s car describes moments before his death

The woman who was in the back passenger seat of George Floyd’s car on the day of his death said he was “normal, talking and alert”…

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Minnesota officer meant to grab Taser before shooting Black man during traffic stop, police say

Daunte Wright, 20, was killed during a traffic stop, sparking tense protests near Minneapolis. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/minnesota-police-chief-says-he-believes-officer-meant-grab-taser-n1263817 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Kentucky governor partially bans no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) on Friday partially banned no-knock warrants in the state following a year of protests and demonstrations s… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/547362-kentucky-governor-partially-bans-no-knock-warrants-after-breonna-taylor Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Pulmonary expert testifies Floyd ‘died from a low level of oxygen,’ suffered brain damage

A pulmonary expert in the trial of Derek Chauvin testified on Thursday that George Floyd “died from a low level of oxygen” which caused “damage to…

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Derek Chauvin could have stopped restraining George Floyd sooner, ex-supervisor says

Derek Chauvin’s former supervisor, retired police Sgt. David Pleoger, testified Thursday that officers could have stopped restraining George Floyd sooner. The big picture: The testimony…

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Minneapolis braces for opening arguments in Derek Chauvin’s trial

Prosecutors due to set out their case in heavily fortified building for trial of ex-officer charged with murdering George Floyd The city of Minneapolis and…

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How Black Players Propelled Cleveland’s Baseball Team To Win The 1948 World Series

In 1948, Cleveland’s baseball team won the World Series. It wouldn’t have made it without the team’s first two Black players, and the team owner’s…

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Poll: Record high worry about race relations in America

A record number of Americans are worried about race relations, according to a Gallup poll released Friday. … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/545091-record-high-worry-about-race-relations-in-america-poll Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Judge refuses to delay, move trial of ex-cop in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS — A judge on Friday denied a defense request to delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George…

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6 cities where police reform is shaping the race for mayor

The rush to slash police funding and add new limits on use of force in the wake of George Floyd’s death hasn’t stopped policing from…

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How Black Lives Matter helped Native Americans and Latinos

Protests over the killing of George Floyd generated a racial reckoning across the U.S. that also helped Native Americans and Latinos bring attention to their…

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George Floyd’s family awarded $27m in settlement

The family of George Floyd, the unarmed black man killed last year by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, has settled a wrongful death claim with…

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Ron Johnson says he didn’t feel threatened Jan. 6. If BLM or Antifa stormed Capitol, he ‘might have.’

In an interview on conservative talk radio, Sen. Ron Johnson, one of former President Donald Trump’s strongest supporters, said he didn’t feel threatened by rioters…

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Minneapolis to pay George Floyd’s family $27m in police custody death lawsuit

City agrees to settle lawsuit with family weeks before trial begins for Derek Chauvin, former police officer charged with murder The city of Minneapolis has…

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Poet Amanda Gorman shares of encounter with security guard: ‘This is the reality’

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman took to Twitter Friday night to share her experience with a security guard who dubbed her “suspicious,” presumably due to the color of…

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Database of police settlements

Five Thirty Eight published a database of police settlements at Github—a unique body of information that reveals the financial costs incurred by America’s excessively violent…

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Police officers’ immunity from lawsuits is getting a fresh look

Nearly a year after the death of George Floyd, advocates of changes in police practices are launching new moves to limit or eliminate legal liability…

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