Black Voices

The Day Before Derek Chauvin’s Conviction Was Announced, a Judge Denied Walter Scott’s Killer’s Request to Be Set Free

todayApril 22, 2021 10

Background
share close

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd. It was a small victory. It was justice, I guess. It was, for the most part, a single instance of the kind of accountability that desperately needs to be normalized.

Read more…

Written by: theroot

Rate it

Previous post

Black Voices

‘I Hope There Will Be Change’: Students Across Minnesota Staged Walkout to Protest Police Violence and Racial Injustice

I can’t imagine how hard it must be for Black students trying to navigate today’s world. If they’re not worrying about getting shot up at school, then they’re worrying about a cop shooting them on the way home. Considering all that Minneapolis has gone through with regards to police violence over the last 11 months,…Read more...

todayApril 22, 2021 2

0%