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Three Women Accused of Leaving Pig’s Head at Former Home of Chauvin Witness

Three women are accused of leaving a pig’s head at the former California home of the police expert who testified for the defense in the Derek Chauvin trial. Police arrested Kristen Aumoithe, 34, Amber Lucas, 35, and Rowan Dalbey, 20, in Santa Rosa this week and charged them with felony vandalism and conspiracy, NBC Bay Area…

Tuesday Evening Dispatch: Will Trump’s New Platform Fuel The GOP Civil War?

Dylan Housman General Assignment & Analysis Reporter

New Jersey Teacher Suspended After Profane Rant Calling George Floyd A ‘F**king Criminal’

A New Jersey high school teacher was suspended and placed on leave after exploding into a profanity-filled rant during a Zoom lesson in which he referred to George Floyd as a “f**king criminal.” Howard Zlotkin, a landscape and design teacher at Dickinson High School, exploded into a rant during a lesson which started out on…

FACT CHECK: No, Derek Chauvin Is Not A Crisis Actor Using A Fake Name

A Facebook post claims former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is a crisis actor using a fake name. Verdict: False There is no evidence Chauvin is a crisis actor. Court records and his Minneapolis Police Department personnel file identify him as having the last name Chauvin. Fact Check: A jury found Chauvin guilty April 20…

Two Black Deaths Twenty Years Apart

George Floyd died in Minneapolis on May 25 last year. On November 27, 2000, Damilola Taylor died on a South London street. Apart from the colour of their skin, these two individuals had nothing in common. Floyd was African-American; Taylor was African African. Floyd was a 46 year old has-been never was with a long…

Oscars 2021: Regina King Kicks Off Ceremony with Threat to Protest if Derek Chauvin...

Actress-turned-director Regina King wasted little time Sunday by kicking off the 93rd annual Academy Awards by declaring she would have protested in Minnesota “if things had gone differently this past week,” in an apparent reference to the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case. Regina King began with a long track through Union Station in downtown…

Maxine Waters: Chauvin Trial Judge ‘Way Off Track’ with Appeal Remarks — ‘He Knows...

Saturday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appeared on CNN’s “Newsroom” to respond to remarks from Judge Peter Cahill near the close of the Derek Chauvin trial last week about Waters’ call for confrontation over a potential outcome in the trial. Waters was dismissive of Cahill’s concern and downplayed claims that she had interfered with the jury’s…

BLM Co-Founder Calls for ‘Abolished’ Criminal Justice System After Floyd, Bryant Deaths

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors posted a video to her Instagram page Thursday saying people must “fight” for an “abolished” criminal justice system after the murder of George Floyd and police-involved shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant. She did say that the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd was a…

This is what racism gets us [Video]

Dr Steve Turley nails it here as he discusses the fallout of the “conviction” (rather similar these days to “election”) of Derek Chauvin, who was convicted on all three charges laid against him in the death of George Floyd, a drug-using small-time criminal who resisted arrest to the point that he was restrained on the…

Is Derek Chauvin Really The Worst Of The Worst?

Considering how much interest this case has generated, there has been surprisingly little interest in viewing the full bodycam video of George Floyd’s arrest.  This Internet Archive upload had been viewed only 39 times by April 21 since August 4 last year. Other uploads have been viewed even less. Floyd cuts a rather pathetic figure…
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