Maxine Waters (D-CA) told a crowd at a rally in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, that she’s hoping for a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial and if there isn’t one that activists have to get “more confrontational.”
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin asked a judge on Tuesday for a new trial, court records showed, two weeks after he was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. Gloria Tso reports.
CNN’s Don Lemon says Rep. Maxine Waters’ call for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if a guilty verdict isn’t reached in the Derek Chauvin trial was not constructive and gave critics ammunition to jump all over her.
Minneapolis and other U.S. cities were ramping up security measures on Monday, girding for possible protests after a jury delivers a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck. Gloria Tso reports.
This video contains graphic content. Four former Minneapolis police officers face federal civil rights charges for their role in the arrest and murder of George Floyd, according to court documents unsealed on Friday, showing the Justice Department's tougher stance in such cases. Freddie Joyner has more
Speaking at Daunte Wright's funeral, Reverend Al Sharpton has rebuked police over the possibility the 20-year-old black man, shot and killed during a traffic stop in Minneapolis, was pulled over for having air fresheners on his mirror.He said: "air fresheners is to keep the bad odours out. When we come today, as the air fresheners for Minnesota, we trying to get the stench of police brutality out of the atmosphere. We're trying to get the stench of racism out of the atmosphere. We're trying to get the stench of racial profiling out of the atmosphere. "We come to Minnesota as air fresheners because your air is to odorous for us to breathe. We can't breathe in your stinking air no more."
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Hundreds of mourners filled a Minneapolis church on Thursday for the funeral of Daunte Wright, a Black man whose shooting by police after a traffic stop has sparked fresh concerns over the way cops treat people of color. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
The Minnesota governor is vowing to implement changes after members of the media were mistreated and wrongfully arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Brian Stelter recaps the recent incidents and talks with two CNN correspondents, Miguel Marquez and Sara Sidner, about navigating tense situations during the unrest.