George Floyd

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Katie Wright, mother of slain unarmed Black man Daunte Wright, speaks during an April 13, 2021 press conference outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis—site of the ongoing trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of murdering George Floyd, another unarmed Black man. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images)
The event took place outside the Minneapolis courthouse where former cop Derek Chauvin is on trial for allegedly murdering Floyd last May.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Minneapolis fire fighter Genevieve Hansen, who was off duty when she witnessed and recorded the fatal arrest of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, testified on Tuesday and Wednesday during the murder trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin. (Photo: Court TV screen grab)
Multiple police officers also testified for the prosecution, with one...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks to the press outside of the Hennepin County Government Center before the start of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on March 29, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
"America, the whole world is watching. Do we really have equality and justice...


America rages, reels, mourns. Police riot. A fascist clown bullies and blurts, "MAGA loves the black people." Still, slivers of light appear. Cops join protesters, white women lock arms to shield black compatriots from brutality - "This is what you do with your privilege" - William Barber urges we listen to the country's wounds, which "tell us where to look for hope." And Keedron Bryant, 12, sings a searing song of what it's like: "I’m a young black man/ doing all that I can/ to stand..."