Hmong Weekly Recap Derek Chauvin Trial Recap, Jury Selection (3/8 to 3/12)
Derek Chauvin Trial Recap, Jury Selection (3/8 to 3/12)
City of Minneapolis Settles with George Floyd’s family for $27 Million
The settlement is the largest the city has ever paid out for police conduct; it sets a new legal precedent for how Black life is valued. Samantha HoangLong reports
Wailing at the Wall
Anthony and Georgia discuss the Jury selection process and talk with Elder Stacey Smith, Jurisdictional head of the AME Church, about how she is experiencing this “shift” during the trial process. Rev. Stacey Smith, Elder of the St. Paul/Minneapolis distr
Jury Selection Process Raises Concerns for Those Seeking Justice for George Floyd
Several potential jurors have been rejected because they said they were fearful of police or were traumatized by the video that captured George Floyd’s death. Attorney and activist Nekima Levy Armstrong says this is unfairly weighting the jury in Derek Ch
Jury Selection Continues… Slowly
Attorneys added just one juror Wednesday; meanwhile, the Minnesota Coalition for Police Accountability pushes statewide reforms.
Attorneys Approve Three Jurors for Derek Chauvin Trial
Potential jurors were asked to share their thoughts on Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter
Trial of Derek Chauvin Gets a Bumpy Start
Attorneys debated whether or not the judge has jurisdiction to begin jury selection; a ruling by the Minnesota Court of Appeals to add a third-degree murder charge has not yet been finalized.
Citizens Demand Justice for George Floyd in Multiple Marches Across the Twin Cities
Protestors took to the streets of St. Paul and Minneapolis over the weekend in anticipation of the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. Georgia Fort has this report: