Posts Tagged ‘minneapolis’

‘The world is looking at us’: Minneapolis puts ‘defund the police’ to a vote

Democrats have been divided nationally over whether the push to “defund the police” seriously damaged their electoral prospects in 2020 or had no effect at all. It’s a debate happening in nearly every big city in America. “After George Floyd, the world literally turned its eye to Minneapolis. The pressure was on,” said Robin Wonsley […]

Poll Finds That More White Than Black People Want Police Abolished In Minneapolis

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tried to downplay the 2020 Black Lives Matter riots in an effort to prevent Donald Trump from invoking the Insurrection Act, arguing that they were mainly centered around the use of “spray paint.” That’s according to the new book, ‘Peril’, written by Bob Woodward and […]

Video: Minneapolis Rioter Can’t Even Remember the Name of the Person He’s Rioting For

Summer 2021 is shaping up to be “abnormally violent” according to one expert, as data shows murders continue to rise in major American cities and the threat of more riots looms large. According to John Roman, a senior fellow at the economics, justice and society group at NORC at the University of Chicago, the disruption […]

Minneapolis Police start Riot

Minneapolis Police start Riot Police start destroying vehicles.

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

Image Credit: Andres Guzman (IG: @andresitoguzman) The Justice Department announced Friday that a federal grand jury has returned indictments against the four former Minneapolis police officers responsible for causing the death of George Floyd. In an attempt to establish a pattern of violent behavior, the prosecution charged Derek Chauvin with deprivation of rights in a […]

Former Minneapolis police officers indicted for death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest and death of George Floyd on charges they violated Floyd’s civil rights while carrying out the arrest in May last year, according to court documents.The four officers indicted, Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Kueng, have been […]

Minneapolis Target Store Ransacked by Rioters Features Mural Celebrating Rioters

New footage of the moments before she was shot dead by a police officer during a knife attack shows Ma’Khia Bryant yelling, “I’m going to stab the f**k out of you bitch!” – yet again vindicating the officer’s response. Leftists have continually lied about the incident in Columbus, Ohio, at first claiming Bryant was unarmed […]

Minneapolis Plans Memorial to Honor Porn Star Drug Addict Who Resisted Arrest

Minneapolis which looks like a third world shithole after it was destroyed by black rioters and communists is planning on erecting a memorial to honor George Floyd. The police officer who had his knee on his neck was only doing his job per his training. IMO this police officer is not guilty. He did what […]

Justice Department opens broad probe of Minneapolis police

While Garland’s predecessors in the Trump administration — Jeff Sessions and William Barr — rejected the notion of widespread abuses of Black people by police, Garland struck a decidedly different tone Wednesday and suggested that such abuses are common. “I know that nothing can fill the void that the loved ones of George Floyd have […]

Maxine’s Goons? Minneapolis Church Set Ablaze Blocks From BLM ‘Peaceful Protests’

A Catholic church just blocks away from the violent Black Lives Matter and Antifa protests in Minneapolis was set ablaze Monday night. The fire occurred just two days after Rep. Maxine Waters incited civil unrest in the area. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The Sacred Heart […]

Airlines Offer Free Flights To Minneapolis For Travelers Who Use Code ‘ANTIFA’

Airlines Offer Free Flights To Minneapolis For Travelers Who Use Code ‘ANTIFA’ U.S.—To promote more travel as COVID restrictions begin to lift, Airlines such as Delta, United, and Frontier are now offering free trips to Minneapolis for anyone who uses code “ANTIFA” at check-out.  “This is simply a standard promotion and is in no way […]

Minneapolis Target Holds Semi-Annual ‘Everything Is Free’ Sale

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—We at The Babylon Bee try to keep you posted on the latest deals, sales, and offers from your favorite stores. Today, we’ve got a great deal alert for you: all the Targets in the greater Minneapolis area are planning a big “everything is free” sale in celebration of the end of the Derek […]

Another Man Of Color Was Murdered By Police Outside Of Minneapolis

Above photo: Kim Hyatt. Not just one bad apple. Police in Minnesota shot and killed Daunte Wright Sunday afternoon. As protesters gathered, the police shot at them with rubber bullets. There is no reforming the racist, murderous police. Please note: this is a developing story. This article will be updated as information is released. (April […]

WATCH: 2nd Night of Looting Begins in Minneapolis Suburb After Police Shooting

A second night of looting broke out in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Monday night following Sunday’s shooting of an unarmed black man. The looting followed a protest outside the city’s police station. Journalist Sophia Narwitz tweeted a series of videos showing looters breaking into multiple businesses in the Brooklyn Center area Monday night. Btw. Looters. pic.twitter.com/heo0SiLG3d […]

Protesters demand justice over police shooting of 20-year-old Black man in Minneapolis suburbs

Protesters have taken to the streets to demand justice after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead by police in a Minneapolis suburb – ratcheting up tensions in a city already on edge amid the trial of a officer charged with the killing of George Floyd. The mother of Daunte Wright told reporters officers from […]

Fatal police shooting in traffic stop outside Minneapolis sparks protests, looting

Apolice shooting in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday night sparked overnight protests and demonstrations, resulting in officers using teargas to disperse the crowds.  The family of Daunte Wright said the 20-year-old was shot by police, got back into his car, drove away, then crashed several blocks away, according to the Associated Press. Demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, on the […]

George Floyd news — live: Minneapolis police chief to give ‘remarkable’ testimony against Derek Chauvin

Police vet says Derek Chauvin used ‘totally unnecessary’ force on George Floyd The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd continues on Monday as it enters its second week. After five days dominated by emotional testimony from eyewitnesses, the evidence is expected to turn towards the officer’s training. […]

Veteran Minneapolis officer Richard Zimmerman says kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was ‘totally unnecessary’

The longest-serving policeman with the Minneapolis police department said on Friday in court that former officer Derek Chauvin used a “totally unnecessary” amount of force when he kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. “Totally unnecessary,” lieutenant Richard Zimmerman said when asked whether that sort of move was justified in the situation. […]

Minneapolis agrees to pay $27M settlement to family of George Floyd

In order to settle a wrongful death lawsuit, the city of Minneapolis agreed Friday to pay $27 million to the family of George Floyd. On May 25, 2020, Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was recorded on video kneeling against George Floyd’s neck for at least eight minutes despite the fact that Floyd had already been handcuffed and […]

Minneapolis to pay George Floyd’s family $27m

The city of Minneapolis on Friday reached a $27 million (€22.5 million) agreement with George Floyd’s family to settle a civil lawsuit over the Black man’s death in police custody. Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after a white police officer held him down with a knee to the neck despite his please that he […]

Minneapolis to pay $27M to settle Floyd family lawsuit

Floyd was declared dead on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a former officer who is white, pressed his knee against his neck for about nine minutes. Floyd’s death sparked sometimes violent protests in Minneapolis and beyond and led to a national reckoning on racial justice. “I hope that today will center the voices of the […]

Minneapolis Promised Change After George Floyd

Above photo: Members of the national guard open a security gate outside the Hennepin county government center on March 9, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images. Instead it’s geared up for war. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer who killed Floyd, has begun – and Minneapolis looks like a police state. The George Floyd […]

Protesters in Minneapolis Raise Somali Flag After Police Kill Suspected Felon

    Black Lives Matter and Muslim organizations led a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota against the police shooting of a suspected gun felon who shot first. The protesters hoisted a Somali flag over a building at one point. Hundreds of protesters marched in the city on Sunday, in a demonstration organized by ‘Black Lives Matter’ […]

Minneapolis Leaders Looking for a More Humanized Way to Control Crime

The city of Minneapolis has a violence problem, and its leaders are looking for a way to control crime in the most humanized way possible. The latest incident took place Friday night into Saturday morning, when three people were shot downtown, KARE reported. “It hurts. I wish that I could find ways to help everybody […]

Dozens of Minneapolis Business Owners Plead With City Leaders Over Crime Crisis

Minneapolis business leaders have lodged a desperate plea with city officials to address a storm of crises greatly affecting commerce, including surging crime and oppressive coronavirus rules. Over 40 prominent members of the downtown business community signed an open letter to Mayor Jacob Frey and the Minneapolis City Council, who have been working for months […]

Minneapolis City Council Members Complain of Rising Crime Months After Trying to Defund Police Department

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> (National Review) — Minneapolis City Council members complained of rising crime rates in the city and asked the city’s police chief what he is doing about it during a Tuesday meeting on police reform, months after the council proposed dismantling the police department. Council […]

“Where Are The Police?” After Voting To Defund Cops, Minneapolis City Council Baffled Over Recent Crime Wave

In the wake of George Floyd’s death while in the custody of the Minneapolis police, the city council – nearly all Democrats, made the brilliant decision to defund the city’s police department and embark on a “police-free future.“ “We are going to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department,” tweeted Council Member Jeremiah Ellison on June 4, […]

Minneapolis: Rioter Chucks Trash Can Lid into Back of Officer’s Head

A video posted to social media on Thursday shows a Black Lives Matter rioter throwing a trash can lid at a police officer’s head, knocking him to the ground. A Minneapolis police officer was struck in the head with a trashcan lid and knocked to the ground on Wednesday night during instances of “confusion, unrest, […]

More Rioting and Looting In Minneapolis After Black Man Kills Himself and BLM Blames Police

Minneapolis has imposed a citywide curfew and brought in the National Guard after a fresh wave of rioting and looting erupted in the city after a black murder suspect committed suicide and Black Lives Matter protesters falsely blamed police for the death. Mass protests broke out in the Minnesota city after the black man shot […]

Minneapolis: Rioters Loot Stores in Response to Black Man Shooting Himself

Rioters in Minneapolis looted stores in response to a black man shooting himself in the head in an incident that had nothing whatsoever to do with police brutality. Wow. Almost as if people who attach themselves to Black Lives Matter have nothing to do with seeking “justice” and everything to do with wanton, opportunistic criminality. […]

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