Less than 48 hrs before jury selection is set to begin, police provided few details of a shooting, which took place near “George Floyd Square,” an intersection that serves as a memorial to the man whose death at the hands of police in May set off Black Lives Matter protests across the nation. The murder trial of the police officer charged Floyd’s death. According to many security experts, white supremacists and other groups that attacked the Capital plans to disrupt George Floyd’s Trial.
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. Floyd, 46, died May 25 after an encounter with the police during which Chauvin pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes while he was handcuffed and pinned to the pavement. Many Trump supporters continue to support the accused officer and encouraging many people across the nation to donate to the police officer defend fund.
George Floyd’s murder and the trial will once again test the willingness of Americans to adopt one criminal legal system or continue to defend its two-tier criminal justice system that tends to disproportionately incarcerate African Americans.
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