George Floyd’s murder was yet another instance of racist police violence in the US. However, his killing and the widely circulated video of his death triggered what was possibly the largest uprising in US history.
Following the death of George Floyd a year ago, millions joined the movement to resist police violence and systemic racism which has had a profound impact on the US
Rolfe was charged with 11 counts over Brooks’ death including felony murder, aggravated assault and violation of oath of office.
Protests have broken out in Chicago and other cities and towns across the country, which have been met with violent police repression.
The body cam and CCTV footage of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo shows that the officer responsible for the killing shot him while he was unarmed and seemingly set to surrender
The three activists, members of the local chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), were among the six arrested and charged last year for organizing a protest at the Aurora police station near Denver in June and July 2020.
Actions were held in over 60 cities and towns across the United States in solidarity with the Asian community in response to the horrific massacre in Atlanta on March 16
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act proposes reforms in policing and seeks to put an end to chokeholds and no-knock warrants but activists said similar laws passed in many cities and States had not made much of a difference