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Mohamed Noor could be facing less time with the Supreme Courts’ decision to reverse his 3rd degree murder conviction. Although his second-degree manslaughter conviction still stands, Legal analyst Lee Hutton says Noor could be released in October. Somali-American former Minneapolis police officer, Mohamed Noor, who was originally sentenced to twelve years in prison for fatally shooting 40 year old yoga teacher, Justine Ruszczyk Damond, on July 15th, 2017, had his conviction reversed by the Minnesota...

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Today is what would’ve been the 45th birthday of Calvin Horton. A Black man who, in the midst of the George Floyd protest–two days after George Floyd was murdered, was fatally shot in the chest at a protest.  The owner of Minneapolis’ Cadillac Pawn & Jewelry, John Rieple, shot into the crowd of marching protestors from his store that Wednesday, leaving Horton dead on the sidewalk. John Rieple, arrested at the scene, was released free...

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Last night, unidentified men who appeared to be undercover militia guarded the Lake and Girard parking ramp of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where Winston Smith was murdered on June 3rd. They were spotted assaulting a woman before bystanders showed up recording and demanding they identify themselves. They did not identify themselves, and held guns that were also unidentifiable by video, but the victim of assault did come forward and say she was told they were hired by...

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Minneapolis Police were in pursuit of a criminal suspect when they crashed into the vehicle of Leneal Frazier and killed him Tuesday morning. Frazier, an innocent bystander, was the uncle of Darnella Frazier the woman who captured George Floyd’s murder on camera. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Leneal Frazier, including Miss Darnella Frazier, who has now twice been directly impacted by lethal practices of the Minneapolis Police Department,” says civil rights...

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When it comes to racial justice, mass movements are often stifled or torn when it comes down to police. At times we feel better off without them, and then when tragedy arises, we look to them for help. And, I know, many disagree. You may be reading this objecting because you’ve learned to never trust the police. You’ve learned to rely on yourself and your community, if nothing else, because you’ve witnessed injustice within the...

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The first time Jay caught my eye was in June of 2020.  He was paces away from where George Floyd had died. He was dressed in full denim and wore a brown gardening hat with a flower attached to the brim.  His 6’9” figure and calming presence seemed to captivate a small audience as he purposefully lowered himself to sit next to a little boy who had noise cancelling headphones covering his ears.  The two...

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A federal grand jury found the four former Minneapolis police officers violated George Floyd’s constitutional rights. As a result the four former officers have been indicted. This comes less than a week after Derek Chauvin’s attorney filed for a new trial after a photo of one of the jurors surfaced of him wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt. The grand jury indictment says Chauvin used “unreasonable seizure, which includes the right to be free from the...

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