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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin
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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin

Superstar singer, Beyonce's mother, Tina Lawson has called for an overhaul of the American judicial system, criticizing the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. Derek was found guilty in April for second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. In May 2020, footage shows him kneeling on Floyd's neck for nine minutes as he gasped for air and said "I can't breathe" appalled the world - and sparked violent protests across the US. Tina, 67, shared her thoughts on Derek's 22-and-a-half year sentence and revealed a loved one is serving a similar jail term for a much lesser offence. Alongside a photo of the sentence being discussed on US news, she wrote: "Very Disappointing!   "My Godson was sentenced to...
Update: George Floyd And Minneapolis Police Officer Charged With His Death Both Worked At Same Nightclub In 2019
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Update: George Floyd And Minneapolis Police Officer Charged With His Death Both Worked At Same Nightclub In 2019

Both George Floyd and Derek Chauvin, the police officer who knelt on his neck, worked as security for the same club but may not have known each other, according to a former nightclub owner in Minneapolis. Maya Santamaria, who used to run El Nuevo Rodeo Club, told local news that the two men were in her employment throughout last year. “Chauvin was our off-duty police for almost the entirety of the 17 years that we were open,” said Santamaria. “They were working together at the same time — it’s just that Chauvin worked outside and the security guards were inside.” For the reason that they worked in different quarters at the nightclub, Santamaria believes “if they would have crossed paths, it would probably not have been something they remembered.” In a related development, B...

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