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George Floyd's Civil Rights Violated

Three ex-Minneapolis police officers were found guilty of violating George Floyd's civil rights, almost two years after he was murdered. The jury convicted the three men of failing to intervene while Floyd was pinned on the ground by Derek Chauvin, and failing to provide medical aid. Thomas Lane, 38, J. Alexander Kueng, 28, and Tou Thao, 35, all face a maximum sentence of life in prison. Read their testimony and learn more about police violence and accountability in the city of Minneapolis.

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    The Trial Over George Floyd's Civil Rights

    Federal jury convicts former cops involved in George Floyd's death

    Federal jury convicts former cops involved in George Floyd's death

    Police Violence and Accountability

    A brief look into the convictions following George Floyd's death, high profile killings by police in America and the city of Minneapolis

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    Black Lives Matter

    The latest news on the fight to stop police killings of Black Americans and for racial justice.

    Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter

    The latest news on the fight to stop police killings of Black Americans and for racial justice.

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