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Tag Archives: George Floyd

George Floyd’s Family Meets With President Biden

George Floyd Family

The family of George Floyd was in Washington D.C. to meet with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Karen Bass, and other top congressional leaders. It is the first anniversary of Floyd’s death. “I stand here to renew the commitment that we will get this bill on President …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Passing Bills That Target Protestors

Republican legislators are introducing laws that target protestors. According to Truthout, Republicans have introduced 81 bills in 34 states aimed at protestors. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law. Chris Sprowls, speaker of the Florida House, doesn’t want future protests to get out of hand …

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Department Of Justice To Investigate Policing In Minneapolis

Merrick Garland

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is launching a “pattern or practice” investigation into the Minneapolis police department. “Today, I am announcing that the Justice Department has opened a civil investigation to determine whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional …

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House Dismiss GOP Efforts To Censure Rep. Waters

The House dismissed a resolution to censure Representative Maxine Waters for her comments about Derek Chauvin’s murder trial. Republicans believe that Representative Waters incited violence for saying telling a crowd of protestors in Minneapolis to “stay on the street” and “get more confrontational.” Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced the resolution …

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House Passes ‘George Floyd Justice In Policing Act’

The House voted 220-212 on Wednesday evening to pass a police reform bill named for George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis last year led to nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice. “The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act fundamentally transforms the culture of policing with strong, unprecedented reforms,” said Speaker …

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Opinion: Black to Normal 2021: How the No Charges Verdict for The Jacob Blake Case Shows How Little Progress Was Made After The Racial Reckoning of 2020

  At 4:17pm, on January 5th, 2021, MSNBC broke from it’s 24/7 coverage of the Georgia Runoff and growing crowds to protest the electoral college coronation of Joe Biden in DC, to announce BREAKING NEWS. The Kenosha, Wisconsin police officers who shot Jacob Blake  seven times in the back will not …

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