Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Saturday that the National Guard would be fully mobilized after another night of violent protests erupted in Minneapolis and St. Paul. "The situation in Minnesota is no longer in any way about the murder of George Floyd. It is about attacking civil society, instilling fear and disrupting our great cites," Walz said
In a late-night 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court rejected a California church’s request to set aside Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently issued public-health guidelines that allow congregations to meet in person but limits attendance to 25% of the building’s capacity, with a maximum of 100 attendees.
A video of actor Denzel Washington helping a black homeless man in Los Angeles as police officers arrested him last week has gone viral on social media following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota on Monday.
Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was recorded kneeling into the neck of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man who died in police custody on Monday, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday.