Murder Of Daunte Wright Ruined Derek Chauvin Show Trial

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The fix was in. The U.S. state was determined to demonstrate to the world that its system was able to render “justice” to its captive African/Black population. So, unlike in the handful of [...]

Derek Chauvin And The Myth Of The Impartial Juror

By Sonali Chakravarti, Black Agenda Report. -

Did you, or someone close to you, participate in any of the demonstrations or marches against police brutality that took place in Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death?. . . If you participated, [...]

Why Are Cops Testifying Against Derek Chauvin?

By Scott Cooper, Left Voice. -

You could join liberals in celebrating the members of the Minneapolis police force who have testified for the prosecution in the Derek Chauvin murder trial in the past two days, or you could see [...]

Chauvin’s Lawyers Are Falsely Implying That Drugs Killed George Floyd

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

Drugs have long been used to justify racist police-perpetrated violence, and the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the alleged murder of George Floyd on a Minneapolis street corner [...]

Black Lives Matter And Blue Lives Matter At Center Of Jury Questionnaire

By Georgia Fort, Unicorn Riot. -

Minneapolis, MN – The trial for the cop charged with George Floyd’s murder is gearing up to be the biggest trial of the decade. For Minnesota, it’s the first fully televised criminal trial ever; [...]

Minneapolis Promised Change After George Floyd

By Akin Olla, The Guardian. -

The George Floyd uprising that began in Minneapolis introduced the demand of defunding the police to the general public, empowered Black-led anti-police violence movements across the planet, [...]

Hundreds Protest On The Eve Of Derek Chauvin’s Trial

By Adolfo Flores, Buzzfeed. -

A day before jury selection in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer accused of killing George Floyd, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis calling for [...]

First Trial For The Police Murder Of George Floyd Opens

The opening of the trial of Derek Chauvin, one of the four former Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officers charged in the death of 46-year-old George Floyd, was delayed for at least a day Monday [...]

The George Floyd Act Wouldn’t Have Saved George Floyd’s Life

By Derecka Purnell, The Guardian. -

On Wednesday night, the House of Representatives voted to pass the George Floyd Act, named after the Black man killed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last summer. Among many reforms, [...]

Killer Cops: Police Killed Over 1,000 Americans In 2020

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

American law enforcement officers have killed well over 1,000 people in 2020. Between January 1 and December 15 of this year, the Mapping Police Violence project has recorded 1,066 people [...]

Lessons Of The Rebellion: #BlackLivesMatter And Beyond

By Arthur Pye, Popular Resistance. -

The experiences of the George Floyd Rebellion continue to provide invaluable lessons for the coming period. As November quickly approaches and the nation faces a possible constitutional crisis, [...]

Connecting Beyond The Height Of Emergency

By Anoa Changa, Prism. -

Three months ago, protests in Minneapolis gave way to a national uprising. Ushering in a new focus on racial justice, the uprisings have challenged the way people relate to one another and how [...]

Minneapolis: Anti-Racism Uprising Infiltrated By Extreme Right

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

The city of Minneapolis is where it all began. It is where the last drop fell on the surface of a proverbial overflowing lake, causing the dam to burst, consequently starting to destroy the [...]

Why Did The Bureau Of Prisons Impose A National Lockdown?

By Natalia Schuurman, AFGJ.org. -

Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, [...]

Protest And Power

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The last thing the Black Misleadership Class wants is a Black power-seeking movement. Wedded as they are to a token “place” in the capitalist spoils system, these misleaders have shown remarkable [...]

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