10 August 2022


Town honors Ahmaud Arbery day after end of hate crimes case (2)
The Associated Press August 9, 2022, 1:51 PM BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - A crowd of dozens chanted on a sweltering street corner Tuesday as Ahmaud Arbery's hometown unveiled new street signs honoring the young Black man who was fatally shot after being chased by three white men in a nearby neighborhood - a crime local officials vowed to never forget. Arbery's parents joined the celebration the day after the men responsible
$1.5 million settlement approved for Minnesota minority officers who were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin (2)
Eight corrections officers said in a racial discrimination lawsuit that the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center superintendent reassigned officers of color to another floor. Former Minneapolis pPolice Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over Chauvin's sentencing on June 25, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis.Court TV Aug.
Renaming Army bases that honor Confederates would cost $21M (2)
By BEN FINLEY August 9, 2022 GMT FILE - Fort Bragg is seen on Feb. 3, 2022, in Fort Bragg, N.C. An independent commission said Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 that renaming nine U.S. Army posts that commemorate Confederate officers would cost $21 million. The name changes would lead to the rebranding of everything from welcome marquees and road signs to water towers and hospital doors.
8 minority jail officers settle suit over guarding Chauvin (2)
The Associated Press August 9, 2022, 6:31 PM ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Eight minority corrections officers who were working at the jail where a former Minneapolis police officer was awaiting trial in the death of George Floyd were awarded nearly $1.5 million Tuesday to settle a lawsuit. The officers filed the racial discrimination complaint after a Ramsey County Jail superintendent barred officers of color from entering the floor
Offering centrist alternative, ex-councilman poses long-shot challenge to Ilhan Omar (1)
Don Samuels says Squad member alienated groups, including Jews, and that most rejected her effort to defund police; poll ahead of Tuesday primary shows support still with incumbent By Jacob Magid Today, 2:21 pm Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US correspondent based in New York (L) Don Samuels, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 5th Congressional district.
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