Day 8: Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

What You Need To Know: As the Derek Chauvin murder trial moved through the second week, the prosecution shifted from eyewitness testimony to focusing on the former Minneapolis police officer’s use of force, trying to show his restraint was excessive and led to...

Day 7: Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

What You Need To Know: One day after Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo told jurors that Derek Chauvin’s restraint of George Floyd “absolutely” violated department policy, two other police officers testified about the use of force training...

Teen Beaten By Police Files Federal Lawsuit

What You Need To Know: A federal lawsuit has been filed against the city of Stockton, CA and four Stockton policemen who are accused of beating 17-year-old Black high school student Devin Carter. The beating left Carter with a broken nose, black eyes, and a boot print...

Black Woman Sentenced for Illegal Voting Gets New Appeal

What You Need To Know: Crystal Mason is fighting for her freedom after casting a provisional ballot on Election Day 2016. Mason, a Black woman and felon released on probation, was sentenced to five years in prison for illegal voting in Tarrant County, Texas. Mason,...