Minneapolis

Protesters Destroy Bar That Former Minneapolis Firefighter Spent Life Savings to Open Up

Rioters protesting the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd destroyed a bar owned by a black former firefighter. Korboi Balla bought the bar with his life savings.
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Report: Derek Chauvin Voted Illegally in Florida

Amid news that Officer Derek Chauvin was working with prosecutors on a plea deal and may have previously ‘bumped heads’ with George Floyd when both worked as bouncers, a new report claims Chauvin voted illegally in two Florida elections.
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CBS News: Derek Chauvin Knew George Floyd, 'Bumped Heads' With Him

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin previously worked together — and didn’t mingle, according to several former coworkers. A new report from CBS News says not only did the two men know each other, they also had a history of ‘friction.’
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Disbanding Minneapolis Police: What Does It Look Like?

On Sunday the Minneapolis City Council pledged to defund and dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. The decision came in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May, 25.
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George Floyd Scholarship Fund Gaining National Support

A George Floyd scholarship fun has been gaining national support. The scholarship fund in honor of George Floyd has already surpassed a significant amount of money.
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9 Members of Minneapolis City Council Announce Intention to Disband Police Department

Speaking at a rally in Powderhorn Park Sunday afternoon, nine members of the 12 person City Council of Minneapolis announced their intent to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department.
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George Floyd's Body Arrives in Houston Ahead of Public Viewing and Invite-Only Memorial Service This Week

The body of George Floyd arrived in Houston ahead of the Monday public viewing, Tuesday invite-only memorial service and the private burial Tuesday.
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Memorial Site for George Floyd Continues to Grow as Hundreds Come to Pay Their Respects

Hundreds have gathered at the site in South Minneapolis where George Floyd lost his life at the hands of four Minneapolis Police officers over a week ago.
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Minnesota Comes Together in South Minneapolis Cleanup

East Lake Street was busy Tuesday as community members and outside volunteers came together for another day of cleanup after riots, fire, and looting tore through the Longfellow neighborhood last week.
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Peaceful Protesters Form Wall to Keep George Floyd Memorial Safe

A ten-hour curfew wasn’t going to keep a group of more than thirty people from a night-time vigil to honor George Floyd, one week after he died while in custody.
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