Tag: Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Body-camera footage made public Wednesday from two Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest captured a panicked and fearful Floyd pleading with the officers in the minutes before his death, saying…

It’s not over yet, this strange, sad, but perhaps ultimately teaching moment in our country’s history. And maybe it will not end in a neat and tidy way. But when next comes, what will it…

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Negotiators for the city of Minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban the use of chokeholds by police and to require police to report and intervene anytime they see an unauthorized…

WASHINGTON — As dozens of American cities have recoiled with violence, anger and property damage, President Donald Trump has been silent, save for his angry Twitter finger. “A national Oval Office address is not going…

To President Donald Trump, this weekend’s protests were just a bunch of unhappy people “ranting” about who knows what. All that “I can’t breathe,” and “Black Lives Matter” can get awfully tiresome. So. Much. Noise.…

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested…

“I can’t breathe.” We’ve heard that horrifying, desperate refrain before from an African American man gasping for life while in police custody. Six years ago, those words came from Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of…