George Floyd

“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.

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?

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.