Stories tagged: "Derek Chauvin"


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GOP Wants to Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools, but That’s Not a Thing

Critical race theory is barely taught outside of graduate school. Republicans’ intention, a leading theorist says, seems to be scaring teachers away from any talk of race.

(Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
‘Accountability, Not Justice’: Black Leaders Say Chauvin Verdict Is Far From Enough

Police reform advocates cite ongoing frustrations, vow to “use this as a stepping stone” toward equality.

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on, after the verdicts were read at Chauvin's trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd.
’Amen!’—Wisconsin Reacts to Chauvin Conviction. State’s Racial Disparities Task Force Begins to Wrap Up.

Jurors in Minneapolis convict former police officer. Wisconsin panel still debating a "use of force" policy.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.