The Minnesota attorney general is increasing charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd's death and also charging the other three officers involved in the incident, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says
Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a former Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.
NFL owner Shad Khan: "Racism, in all its forms, will kill"From CNN's Homero DeLaFuenteSimon Cooper/PA Images via Getty ImagesJacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan released anop-ed on social justiceWednesday, describing the current climate in the United States and detailing his own experiences with racism while growing up as a Pakistani American.
Khan is only one of two people of color among majority owners of the National Football League's 32 teams. Kim Pegula, an Asian American, co-owns the Buffalo Bills."The events of the past 10 days have been alarming and disheartening. Alarming because we know the history of systemic inequity that brought us to this point, not only with the recent killing of George Floyd and other African Americans in our country, but also the disproportionate impact the coronavirus has wreaked in communities of color. Disheartening because this familiar sequence of killing, followed by protest and civic unrest, followed by inactivity and silence, occurs ever more frequently in our nation." Khan said.
He continuedby describing his own experience growing up as a minority in the United States saying, "I came to the United States from Pakistan in 1967 with $500 in my pocket and faith in the American Dream. Opportunities to learn and succeed were abundant, and more than 50 years later I am forever grateful and proud to be a citizen of the United States. Nonetheless, while I pursued my goals as a student and later in the workforce, being a Muslim-American made me a frequent target of prejudice, discrimination and hatred."
At the conclusion of Khan’s op-ed, the Jaguars owner emphasized, "Racism, in all its forms, will kill. It kills people, it kills communities, it kills dreams, it kills hope. For many Americans, now is the moment. Never has that been clearer. I don't want to waste this moment."
FIRST DEGREE... it was it SHOULD BE... Not good enough. First degree & life sentence!! About damn time!! Finally! Took too long if you ask me. Let justice be done, that's what everyone wants. ✊ I wonder if this will make assholes stop burning down buildings and trashing cities. Since its all about the cops not being punished appropriately
Why does no one care about Tony timpa, killed the same way but was white Great news I am with you 6 days later just like MLK. it's good BUT we NEED MORE ACTION. COPS need to have a COLLEGE DEGREE COPS NEED TO HAVE MORE THAN JUST 1000 HOURS OF TRAINING. PHYCOLOGY EXAMS SHOULD REQUIRED ON A ROUTINE BASIS AND BEFORE HIRE
Good. Now we just need the guilty verdict Wow. ! Who are the appointed attorneys to these ex-cops? They should not be appointed by their (ex) dep. They should hire their own layers and if they can’t afford it, they should have a public defender appointed to them like everyone else! We should not be the one paying for it!
An open murder calls for an open Justice. It was a first degree murder, it must also attract a first degree justice. A murder which has destroyed America can't be Second degree,it reflects as first degree murder and an intention which has derailed society.And caused destructions I’ve heard on Canadian TV the others are charged with aiding 2nd degree murder before anything is said on
strangeDonaldTrump How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Trump Finally took A step in the right direction...(Only A step). More is needed. But this is a start. Post those mug shots, let their families see! Is Amy klobuchar the media relations spokesperson for the Minnesota attorney general now? HarryQuickk Handcuffed, on the ground held down by 4. He cries out - we all went through Eric Garner yet these cops and that monster keeps on Mr Floyds neck even after he is unconscious. When we saw that video... we were shouting at screen.
Don’t give up now! Use your voice to demand congress to put change on paper, before we give them our votes November! They wonder why the protests have gone this far. I can't help but think that this may be a mistake. They will now have to prove that he killed him intentionally with that many witnesses around and cameras pointed at him. I hope he doesn't walk free and gets what he deserves.
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Wife of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Requests to Change Her Last Name in Divorce FilingKellie Chauvin separated from her husband on May 28 and is seeking a divorce Well that escalated quite quickly I bet George Floyd's loved ones wish that he could be dechauvined as well What’s she going to change it to?—her maiden name that’s the same as her brother who just got charged in the Floyd murder too?
Wife of Derek Chauvin says in divorce filing she wants to change her nameKellie Chauvin is not asking for any spousal support in divorce papers she filed. FOX NEWS calls their people PERSONALITIES because they REALLY AREN'T JOURNALISTS- look it up Fox didn't even show Trump ordering the police to attack the peaceful protesters! Stupid (Trump words not mine) Republicans are being scammed by the biggest CON around- DON THE CON who cares? She does not have a dog in this fight. SDSU as you are not relevant. That's a very good idea. However, I've been in many divorce hearings (part of my job) - this is pretty common actually - women changing their names, usually back to their maiden names.
Wife of Derek Chauvin says in divorce filing she wants a name changeThe estranged wife of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin intends to change her name and doesn't want any spousal support, divorce petition reveals. Love that you put this title & info out there, then post her full name and picture. 😂 homegirl is running for her life wants no part of this monster ! rungirl I can understand her reason why
Column: Does third-degree murder sound too mild for Derek Chauvin? It's exactly rightColumn: Does third-degree murder sound too mild for Derek Chauvin? It's exactly right (via latimesopinion) opinion Almost impossible to prove. opinion opinion He had 10 minutes to pick the man up GeorgeFloyd was already in handcuffs... is this up for debate?
Tired Kate Garraway urged to have hope as husband Derek Draper fights for lifeCritically ill Derek has been in a coma since April and his wife and family haven't been able to visit him due to NHS guidelines
Derek Chauvin's wife requests to change her last name in divorce filingKellie Chauvin doesn't want to share a last name with the former Minneapolis police officer who is charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd Almost every divorce decree allows the woman to go back to her maiden name. She knew she was married to a racist. Shes only doing this to save his assets. She still with him.....