On April 11, 2021, a police officer in the Twin Cities suburb Brooklyn Center pulled over Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, allegedly on account of expired tags. Taking place in the midst of the trial of the police officer who murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis last May, this murder shows that the situation for Black people threatened with police violence has hardly changed since May 2020. There are important conclusions to be drawn from this.Continue reading The Murder of Daunte Wright: Co-optation and Revolt – A Year after the George Floyd Uprising, What Has Changed?
The Minnesota police murder of Daunte Wright reignited impassioned protests across many US cities Monday night — with a riot in Portland, Oregon, as hundreds attacked cops.Continue reading Protests Break Out Across US Over Police Shooting of 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.
Content Advisory: Police violence.Continue reading Minneapolis, MN: Protests Erupt in Brooklyn Center After Police Kill Daunte Wright