Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. The death of Mr. Floyd spurred the largest civil rights protests in decades. Was immediately taken into custody. Kim Potter up next. #statevsusmag #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justicefordauntewright
State House and Senate committees have approved a bill that would create a procedure for Tennessee courts to hear the intellectual disability claims of some death row prisoners. Prompted by the case of Pervis Payne — an intellectually disabled Black man who was facing execution in December before he received a reprieve due to COVID-19 concerns — the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators filed a bill aimed at preventing the execution of intellectually disabled people. As
A student who was fatally shot during a confrontation with the police on Monday at a Knoxville, Tenn., high school did not fire the bullet that struck an officer who was wounded, the authorities said on Wednesday. The disclosure by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation contradicted its earlier statements that the police officer had been shot by the student at Austin-East Magnet High School. The bureau said on Wednesday that the student’s gun had been fired in a struggle with
Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade has purchased an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz, joining majority owner and team governor Ryan Smith with plans to take an active role in the franchise and region. Wade, an eight-time All-NBA player with the Miami Heat, is the latest of several Hall of Fame-level players with NBA ownership stakes, including Grant Hill (Atlanta Hawks), Shaquille O'Neal (Sacramento Kings), and Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan. Magic Johnson p
Kevin Durant sat out Wednesday night — as his bank account soared. On Wednesday, the Nets star saw his Coinbase investment pay off when the digital currency exchange platform hit the public markets with a whopping $86 billion valuation. It marks Durant’s largest investment victory to date with his Thirty-Five Ventures company. The cryptocurrency stock closed at $328.28 on its first day of trading, following a mid-day peak at $429. Durant initially invested in Coinbase in 2017
A former Buffalo Police officer who said she was fired for intervening when a White officer attempted to choke a Black suspect will receive her pension after winning a lawsuit on Tuesday. The New York State Supreme Court vacated a previous ruling upholding the firing of Cariol Horne, CBS Buffalo affiliate WIVB-TV reports. In his ruling, Judge Dennis Ward wrote that "the City of Buffalo has recognized the error and has acknowledged the need to undo an injustice from the past.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — The white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, after appearing to mistake her handgun for her Taser will be charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, following three nights of protests over the killing. The planned charge against the officer, Kimberly A. Potter, was announced a day after she and the police chief both resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department. Hundred
Federal incarcerated individual Sarah Blair held captive at Aliceville Federal Prison for women in Alabama speaking on the inhumane conditions where she is. Please absorb what she is facing along with millions of others around this country. They are still humans, not animals. Email us on how you can help us. Whether it's donating via our site or sharing this video. People's rights are in jeopardy. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL #StateVsUsMag#blackhistory#EndMassIncarcerati