Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, addressed the media in the wake of the announcement that Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. In part of her statement, Pelosi thanked George Floyd for, "...sacrificing your life for justice". The statement has social media enraged.
Our media partners at KATC-TV3 are reporting that the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota is paying the family of George Floyd $27 Million in settlements relating to the wrongful death lawsuit. Floyd died while in police custody in May of 2020, with video evidence showing a police officer kneeling on the man's neck.
Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers.