Tag: police violence

Commentary: Chauvin trial is a sigh of relief but there is more work to be done

George Floyd died May 25, 2020, at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who kneeled on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds. Just one month short of the one-year anniversary of the tragic day, justice was served and Chauvin was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. 

More police need to be held accountable for their killings

The theme after the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for last year’s killing of George Floyd should be accountability, not just justice.

California could designate new mental health crisis hotline

Assembly Bill 988, “The Miles Hall Lifeline Act,” was introduced by California Assembly member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, on Feb. 18. It would require the state to designate 988 as a mental health crisis hotline. 

SARS threatens freedom of Nigerian citizens

The fight against police brutality, a core principle of the Black Lives Matter movement, is not just an American concern. It is part of an important struggle against despotic government worldwide.

Breonna Taylor verdict is not justice

After waiting six months for a verdict on the killing of Breonna Taylor, we finally got our answer on Sept. 23 when the Kentucky grand jury announced that none of the officers involved would be directly charged in Taylor’s death. To much of the world’s disappointment, she was denied the justice she deserves.

Protesters march for change through downtown La Verne

Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown La Verne in support of the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday afternoon.

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