Tag Archives: George Floyd

USA: Chauvin Convicted, Movement Must Continue

By Rebecca Green, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the United States) Just as the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin was announced, Columbus police shot and killed another Black person, this time a sixteen-year-old girl named Ma’Khia Bryant. This was the second police shooting of a Black person in Columbus during the Derek Chauvin trial, following Miles Jackson, who was killed ...

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US: George Floyd killing was racist state murder

By Harper Cleves  On Monday, the 25 May, George Floyd was tragically murdered by a Minneapolis policeman. Police arrived in response to a call from a shopkeeper about someone attempting to use a counterfeit bill and arrested Floyd. Security cameras demonstrate that Floyd willingly went with the officers, despite claims of violent resistance.  Witnesses recording the incident later show an ...

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