Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng were sentenced to 3 1/2 years and three years in prison for violating George Floyd's civil rights during his May 2020 killing.
"To put your knee on another person's neck until they expire is wrong, and thus you need to be substantially punished," US judge tells Derek Chauvin while sentencing him on federal charges.
Two years after the Black American was murdered by a white police officer on a Minneapolis street, President Joe Biden signs an executive order further regulating federal law enforcement.
Two years since George Floyd's murder, do Black Americans see an equatable future? We spoke to Floyd’s cousin Paris Stevens about the racial justice movement and where the pledges for change stand today.
Thomas Lane pleads guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, a week before the two-year anniversary of the case.
Minneapolis police have engaged in a pattern of race discrimination for at least a decade, including stopping and arresting Black people at a higher rate than white people, says Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
The body-cam video shows a SWAT officer shot dead Amir Locke less than ten seconds after entering the crime scene on a search warrant.
The jury deliberated for about four days before finding Kim Potter guilty of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of the Black motorist in midwestern Minnesota state in April.
The former Minneapolis police officer is charged with two counts of depriving Floyd of his rights during the last year's arrest that resulted in his death, sparking worldwide protests.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's sentence falls short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
Minnesota prosecutors call 45-year-old former police officer Derek Chauvin’s actions in the May 25, 2020 death cruel and an “egregious abuse” of his position.
Members of Floyd’s family meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, who urged Congress to quickly pass a law in Floyd’s name that would bring changes to policing.
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