George Floyd

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Minneapolis (AP) -- The convenience store cashier who was handed a counterfeit $20 bill by George Floyd — setting in motion the Black man’s ill-fated encounter with police — testified Wednesday that he watched Floyd’s arrest outside with “disbelief -- and guilt.” ...
“We’ve got to control this guy because he’s a sizable guy,” former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said in body-camera footage shown at his trial. ...
While George Floyd was choked to death over 8 minutes and 46 seconds by police officers, the historic insurrection by Trump supporters on Capitol Hill was met with police leniency, a documented contrast to police treatment of other protesters -- both in Washington and around the nation. In this report, MSNBC’s Ari Melber documents double standards in policing, with new reporting on how Black Lives Matters protesters were arrested at far higher rates than the people trespassing at the Capitol, de ...
CNN political commentator Van Jones said Wednesday on "The Lead" that the fact George Floyd was on drugs is irrelevant to the cause of his death. Anchor | Clips ...

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