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African-Nova Scotian community says Chauvin verdict needs to prompt change – Halifax

African-Nova Scotian community says Chauvin verdict needs to prompt change - Halifax

The African-Canadian community is Nova Scotia is hoping the guilty verdicts in the George Floyd murder trial can lead to systemic changes in justice and policing. A jury in Minneapolis, Minnesota, convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died on May 25, 2020, while…

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‘Relief, but not a celebration’: LIers respond to Chauvin guilty verdict

Strategies For Black Lives Iam Queems leading protesters

This story was reported by Robert Brodsky, Daysi Calavia-Robertson, Matthew Chayes, Jesse Coburn, Nicole Fuller, Nicholas Spangler and Dandan Zou. It was written by Fuller and Zou. Long Island racial justice activists reacted with relief and resolve Tuesday after a jury found ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin guilty of murder for the killing of George Floyd…

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Judge to deliver verdict in Ottawa Const. Montsion’s manslaughter trial on Tuesday

Click to play video 'CCTV footage captures Abdirahman Abdi’s deadly 2016 confrontation with police'

An Ontario court justice will deliver his judgment Tuesday as to Ottawa police Const. Daniel Montsion’s culpability in the death of Abdirahman Abdi, more than four years after he died following a violent arrest outside his Hintonburg apartment building. Montsion was charged following a probe by the Special Investigations Unit into the death of Abdi…

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