George Floyd

Former Minneapolis Cop Thomas Lane Sentenced To 3 Years In George Floyd’s Murder

The disgraced officer who held down Floyd’s legs pleaded guilty to state charges and is also serving a federal sentence for his role.
09/22/2022

George Floyd Denied Posthumous Pardon For 2004 Drug Conviction

The decision was a reversal of a decision made last year.
09/20/2022

Poll: Black Americans Don’t See Recent Focus On Race As Leading To Change

Many hoped that the racial reckoning after George Floyd’s murder would mark the end of racial disparities.
08/31/2022

Ex-Cop Convicted for George Floyd Murder Moved to Medium-Security Federal Prison

Derek Chauvin was transferred from a maximum-security prison in Minnesota to a facility in Arizona.
08/26/2022

George Floyd Square In Minneapolis Hit For Second Time With Deadly Violence

The area, which had been dedicated to peace and justice in the wake of Floyd’s murder has instead seen multiple acts of violent crime.
08/16/2022

Two Former Minneapolis Police Officers Reject Plea Deals In George Floyd Killing

Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng turned down an offer that would have resulted in three-year sentences.
08/16/2022

Two Remaining Ex-Officers In George Floyd Case Sentenced To 3 Years And 3.5 Years In Federal Prison

All four disgraced Minneapolis cops have now received federal prison sentences.
07/27/2022

George Floyd: Ex-Officer Thomas Lane Gets 2.5 Year Sentence On Federal Charge

Lane was convicted in February after failing to offer Floyd medical assistance Derek Chauvin suffocated him in May 2020.
07/21/2022

OP-ED: Racist Massacre In New York Reminds Us Much More Is Needed On Racial Equity

Billionaire Robert F. Smith hopes to dismantle injustice by tackling social disparities.
07/08/2022

Derek Chauvin Sentenced On Federal Charges Over George Floyd Murder

The former Minneapolis police officer faces 21 years in prison.
07/07/2022

Federal Prosecutors Seek 25-Year Sentence For Derek Chauvin

The former Minneapolis Cop who murdered George Floyd pleaded guilty to violating his civil rights.
06/24/2022