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DOJ Considers Charging Derek Chauvin in 2017 Incident Where he Allegedly Beat Black 14-Year-Old and Knelt on Him for 17 Minutes

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The hits just don’t stop coming for ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. Now that he’s been convicted of murdering George Floyd, the Department of Justice is considering the possibility of charging him in connection to a 2017 incident where the man who knelt on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes also…

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Say What Now? Bones of Black Children Killed in 1985 Police Bombing Used in Ivy League Anthropology Course

The bones of Black children who died in 1985 after their home was bombed by Philadelphia police during a confrontation with the Black liberation group are being used as a “case study” in an online forensic anthropology course presented by an Ivy League professor. via The Guardian: It has emerged that the physical remains of one, or possibly two, of the children who were killed in the aerial bombing of […]

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