A local district judge in Minnesota sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years in jail for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020
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.
Eugene Puryear speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the state of the anti-racist movement one year since the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis
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
Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, millions of people took to the streets across the US and globally to demand justice for Floyd and for all victims of racist police violence
Progressives in Europe marked the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, with mobilizations and statements highlighting the spike in racism and xenophobia in Europe during the pandemic
A welcome change in national leadership in the US means little for the scourge of racism infecting the nation—unless words are matched by action
Claudia de La Cruz of The People’s Forum and The Popular Education Project talks about the broken US political system, the implications of the support for Trump and the path ahead for people’s movements
Eugene Puryear from Breakthrough News spoke to Peoples Dispatch about crucial factors that will play a major role in the upcoming elections, but are not being sufficiently highlighted by the mainstream media.
Protests have been raging for days over the death of Karon Hylton-Brown, who was fatally injured during a police chase on October 23. On Thursday, police attacked protesters with tear gas, pepper spray, flash bangs and even rubber bullets
Who elects the US president? Are there only two candidates? What are the key issues? Here are some important questions about the US elections