Hennepin County D.A. Mike Freeman may have information from the Medical Examiner ... we're told possibly official cause of death. Our law enforcement sources tell us that's a major factor in the D.A.'s decision on whether to file charges in the case. … [Read more...] about News Conference for George Floyd Killing with Hennepin County D.A.
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In stark contrast, before the arrest and Trump’s press conference, former president Barack Obama shared some thoughts on Floyd’s killing, writing, “This shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America. It can’t be ‘normal.’” Obama’s statement on Facebook also included the heartwrenching viral video from 12-year-old gospel artist Keedron Bryant. Below is the former president’s statement in full: … [Read more...] about Trump Gives Press Conference, Says Nothing About Killing of George Floyd
It will fall mainly on the officials of Minnesota to ensure that the circumstances surrounding George Floyd’s death are investigated thoroughly and that justice is ultimately done. But it falls on all of us, regardless of our race or station – including the majority of men and women in law enforcement who take pride in doing their tough job the right way, every day – to work together to create a “new normal” in which the legacy of bigotry and unequal treatment no longer infects our institutions or our hearts. … [Read more...] about Trump Expresses Condolences to Family of George Floyd: ‘I Understand the Hurt. I Understand the Pain’
Thousands of people have hit streets in Washington D.C., Atlanta, San Jose, Minneapolis and other cities Friday to protest the killing of George Floyd. Many expressed anger that the other 3 officers involved in the incident hadn't yet been arrested or charged for his death. … [Read more...] about White House on Lockdown, Police Car Torched as George Floyd Protests Continue