Former Minneapolis policeman filed an appeal with a Minnesota district court, citing 14 complaints related to his trial earlier this year in the high-profile murder of George Floyd, which sparked "Black Lives Matter" protests across the globe.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's sentence falls short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
The inscription was of American far-right cell "Patriot Front," which is thought to have similarly vandalised another Floyd tribute in neighbouring New Jersey.
The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded eighteen-year-old Darnella Frazier a "special citation" for a video, showing George Floyd's death beneath the knee of Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis policeman.
Minnesota prosecutors call 45-year-old former police officer Derek Chauvin’s actions in the May 25, 2020 death cruel and an “egregious abuse” of his position.
Members of Floyd’s family meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, who urged Congress to quickly pass a law in Floyd’s name that would bring changes to policing.
Floyd’s murder sparked international protests and forced police reform onto the political agenda. A year on, where does the fight for racial justice in the US stand?
George Floyd, a Black man, was killed on May 25, 2020 by white police officer Derek Chauvin who kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes in Minneapolis. Chauvin has been convicted by a jury of murder and manslaughter.
Four former Minneapolis police officers indicted on charges of willfully violating the Black man's constitutional rights and failing to provide him with medical care.
Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a sweeping investigation into policing in Louisville, Kentucky, over the March 2020 killing of the Black woman in a botched police raid.
Hundreds of people wearing Covid-19 masks packed into Shiloh Temple International Ministries to remember Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old father of one, who was shot by a white police officer on April 11 in the small city of Brooklyn Center.
True justice would include George Floyd still being alive and true justice holds government leaders accountable when justice is denied.
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