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Protesters Still Face Charges from the George Floyd Uprising

People are still facing charges from arrests since the George Floyd Uprising. Left Voice spoke to two activists still facing charges from the I-94 mass arrest in Minneapolis on Nov 4, 2020 in Minneapolis. We demand that all charges be dropped.

Adnan Ahmed

June 22, 2021

Murder of Winston Smith and Future of George Floyd Square – State Violence Continues in Minneapolis

The murder of Winston Smith and the attempted reopening of George Floyd Square show that the state has no interest in stopping its violence.

Adnan Ahmed

June 10, 2021

Israel Tests Repression on Palestinians, Then Teaches U.S. Cops

Israel’s military helps the United States more effectively oppress Black and immigrant communities. The fight for abolition and the fight against imperialism are one.

Sam Carliner

May 24, 2021

Democrats Who Support Killer Cops Are Taking Credit for Locking Up Chauvin

The Democratic Party watches police murder people like George Floyd and remains silent, but when we rise up, it takes the credit.

Julia Wallace

April 20, 2021

Operation Safety Net: Safety for the Ruling Class, Trauma for the Masses

In a city with more than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, protesters defy the militarization and protest racism, police brutality, and the increasing presence of repressive forces.

Adnan Ahmed

April 20, 2021

Minneapolis Suburb Defies Curfew after Police Murder Daunte Wright

Demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota defied the 7 p.m. curfew yesterday to protest the police murder of Daunte Wright.

Adnan Ahmed

April 13, 2021

“Yes 4 Minneapolis”: Reforming an Uprising, but Not the Police

Minneapolis voters now may have a few different police-reform options to consider in the upcoming city elections in November. Despite promises to dismantle the Police Department, the proposals on the table will do nothing to stop police violence.

Adnan Ahmed

April 5, 2021

Why Are Cops Testifying Against Derek Chauvin?

Three Minneapolis cops have taken the stand against Derek Chauvin in his trial for the murder of George Floyd. Is the “thin blue line” cracking, or is something else afoot?

Scott Cooper

April 3, 2021

Witnesses Agree: Chauvin Murdered Floyd, Ignoring their Pleas

During the first few days of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, we’ve learned that the “crime” George Floyd was accused of could have been handled with a ticket under standard policing protocol, and that the cops refused to let a trained EMT save Floyd’s life. No wonder: taking the lives of Black men is standard operating procedure for police departments across the country.

Scott Cooper

April 1, 2021