Posts Tagged ‘daunte’

The overlap in the lives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd

George Floyd and Daunte Wright never met but there’s a chilling overlap between the two men. They died within 11 miles of each other, Mr Floyd on the south side of Minneapolis and Mr Wright in Brooklyn Center to the north of the city. Their families now also share legal representation in attorney Ben Crump. […]

After Daunte Wright’s Death, Pressure To Get Police Out Of Traffic Enforcement

After Daunte Wright’s Death, Pressure To Get Police Out Of Traffic Enforcement Above photo: Chyna Whitaker, mother of Daunte Wright’s son, speaks during a press conference in Minneapolis on April 13. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images. Cities across the country must rethink the role of law enforcement, as police continue to brutalize and kill Black men and […]

Murder Of Daunte Wright Ruined Derek Chauvin Show Trial

The Black-murder-by-cop next door to Minneapolis shows the world the dehumanization that is built into the white supremacist DNA of settler-colonialism will continue to produce crimes against our collective humanity. “The murder of George Floyd was no more an aberration in U.S. society than the election of Donald Trump in 2016 was.” The fix was […]

Daunte Wright’s mother honours slain son: ‘My heart is broken in a thousand pieces. I miss him so much, and it’s only been a day’

The mother of Daunte Wright has delivered a striking eulogy for her slain child – praising him as both a father and a son, and saying she had no idea how she will manage without him. “I just need everyone to know that he is much more than this. He had a smile that was […]

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