🦄 Global, Police

Police in Brazil Killed Record Amount of People in 2020

An average of 17 people a day, totaling at least 6,416 people, were killed by police in Brazil during the year of 2020. These staggering totals set the highest amount ever recorded since tracking police killings in the country of over 211 million people. The…

🦄 Community, Police

The Daunte Wright Shooting: What We Know So Far

Brooklyn Center, MN – On Sunday, April 11, 2021, in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, former police officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright. After pulling him over for expired tags, Brooklyn Center Police (BCPD) officers on the scene learned that Wright had…

🦄 Police

Protests Erupt in Brooklyn Center After Police Kill Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center, MN – After the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a vehicle stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon, hundreds gathered near 63rd Avenue North and Lee Avenue North calling for justice.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension…

🦄 Police, Racism
Collage of prosecution and defense attorney's and Judge Cahill

Race and Perception: First Two Weeks of Derek Chauvin Pre-Trial

Minneapolis, MN – Jury selection in the murder/manslaughter trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin finished its second week with eleven jurors finalized at the end of Friday, March 19, 2021. Judge Peter Cahill officially ruled on Friday there would be no change of…