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The Washington Post
– May 26, 4:06 AM
In a video shared on social media early Tuesday, a Minneapolis police officer pins his knee against the neck of a black man who appears to be struggling to breathe on the ground. “I cannot breathe! I cannot breathe!” the man yells as…
By Amir Vera and Laura Ly, CNN
– May 25, 11:19 PM
(CNN) A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man in Central Park on Monday, after the two argued about her unleashed dog. Amy Cooper told CNN she wanted to 'publicly apologize to everyone.' 'I'm not a racist. I did not mean to…
The New York Times
– May 26, 7:15 AM
The F.B.I. and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer's knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.
Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday following the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was handcuffed on the ground, shouting that he couldn't breathe. Police Chief Medaria…
A video taken by an onlooker Monday evening shows a Minneapolis police officer keeping his knee on the neck of a motionless, moaning man at the foot of a squad car. The man later died. A police statement said officers were responding to a 'forgery…