Donald Trump Campaign Breaks Online Fundraising Record, Announces ‘Heavy’ Ad Buy In Minnesota

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign broke its online fundraising record, The Hill reported. Campaign manager Bill Stepien said Friday that Trump raised $26 million in the hours around the final presidential debate against Joe Biden, pulling in 30 percent more money than during any 24-hour period in the 2016 or 2020 presidential cycles. […]

Minnesota Timberwolves Are Reportedly Still Undecided On No. 1 Pick In Upcoming NBA Draft

Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas stated the organization has not officially settled on who their No. 1 overall pick with be in the upcoming NBA draft, according to an article from Bleacher Report. “There’s no guy that has separated himself from the pack from public or external view, but I’m very confident […]

Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Kirk Cousins After Team’s Embarrassing Loss: ‘I Won’t Finish The Season’

Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback Kirk Cousins admitted after the team’s most recent loss to the Atlanta Falcons that he will not finish the 2020 schedule if he continues to throw interceptions, as reported by ESPN. In the loss yesterday, the Vikings were dominated in the squad’s home stadium by the winless Falcons in a 40-23 […]

Donald Trump Claims Debate Victory: ‘I Held Joe Biden Accountable For His 47 Years Of Lies’

During a campaign rally in Duluth, Minnesota, on Wednesday evening, President Donald Trump declared victory over Democrat Joe Biden after their first debate, Fox News reported. “I really enjoyed last night’s debate with Sleepy Joe… the verdict is in and they say that we, all of us, won big last night,” Trump told a crowd […]

Scott Dane: Who Is The Timber Industry Representative Speaking At The 2020 RNC?

Scott Dane will be one of the featured speakers at the third day of the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. The executive director of the Associated Contract Loggers & Truckers of Minnesota will address the RNC and likely speak about the concerns of his industry. This includes protecting the state’s timber production through measures such […]

P.J. Fleck Says All The Gophers Players He’s Talked To Agree With Big Ten On Season Postponement

P.J. Fleck and the rest of his Minnesota Golden Gophers team understand and agree with the Big Ten Conference’s decision to shut down fall sports, at least for now. Megan Ryan of the Star Tribune wrote on Friday that the head coach has been polling his players after it was announced the football season would […]

Minneapolis Police Officers File For Disability Payments For PTSD Following George Floyd Protests

At least 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process of applying for disability payments, saying they’re suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the wake of the George Floyd protests, KMSP-TV reported. Of those officers, 75 of them are under doctors’ orders not to return to work due to PTSD. Of the 150 […]

Willow Smith Discusses Cancel Culture In New Episode Of ‘Red Table Talk’, ‘Shaming Doesn’t Lead To Learning’

Willow Smith sat down with her mother, Jada Pinkett Smith, for a candid discussion regarding cancel culture in the latest episode of Red Table Talk. The episode was in honor of Juneteenth on Friday, June 19. The pair were joined by activists Dr. Angela Davis and Tamika D. Mallory, according to Today. “Cancel culture” has […]

Minneapolis Manufacturer 7-Sigma Inc. To Leave City After George Floyd Protests

A Minneapolis manufacturing facility that was damaged during the riots that plagued the city following the death of George Floyd has vowed to leave the city, as the owner cited his belief that city officials did nothing to protect his employees, The Star Tribune reported. The move is expected to cost the city about 50 […]

New York Teenager Rewarded With A College Scholarship After Spending Hours Cleaning Up After A Protest

Antonio Gwynn Jr. is an 18-year-old high school senior from Buffalo, New York. Last week, he decided to take it upon himself to clean up the streets of his community that had endured damage from recent protests, spending around 10 hours cleaning and picking up trash. As a result of his efforts, he was awarded […]

Minneapolis City Council Members Announce Their Support For Disbanding Police Department

During a rally at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday afternoon, nine members of the Minneapolis City Council announced that they support disbanding the Minneapolis Police Department and replacing it with a community-run public safety program, Fox News 9 reported. Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender, Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins, and Council Members […]

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Booed Out Of George Floyd Protest

Jacob Frey, the Democratic mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, was booed out of a police brutality protest on Saturday, Fox News reported. The mayor reportedly refused to back calls to defund the city’s police department, which angered some protesters, who then told him to leave. The Minneapolis Police Department was involved in the death of George […]

Armed White Residents Stare Down Peaceful Black Lives Matter Protesters In Indiana

A disturbing video taken in Crown Point, Indiana depicts a long line of armed, white residents staring down what was reportedly a peaceful protest. The protesters, which consisted of a group of college students of different races, walked quietly while holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, according to TMZ. The video […]

Minneapolis To Ban Police Chokeholds And Require Police To Intervene With Unauthorized Use Of Force

The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota has agreed to ban the use of chokeholds and neck restraints by police officers and implement a requirement that police officers must intervene when they see another officer using force without prior authorization, The Associated Press reported on Friday. The City Council is expected to approve these changes later on […]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Announces ‘Civil Rights Charge’ Against Minneapolis Police Department

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced on Tuesday afternoon that the state’s Department of Human Rights had filed a civil rights charge against the Minneapolis Police Department. This charge comes a week after the MPD was involved in the death of George Floyd, an incident that has sparked protests in Minnesota and throughout the country. Walz […]

George Floyd Memorial Details Revealed: Gatherings Scheduled For Minnesota, North Carolina, & Texas

Details regarding public viewings and memorials to honor George Floyd have been released by the law firm representing his family. Over the coming week, there will be gatherings held in Minnesota, where Floyd lived, as well as in Texas and North Carolina, where the family has ties. A press release from Ben Crump Law detailed […]

Darnella Frazier: Who Is The Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Death?

Darnella Frazier is the 17-year-old Minneapolis resident who recorded the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin. Frazier’s video showcased the explicit brutality of Floyd’s death, with Chauvin holding his knee against the victim’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds as the victim pleaded for air. The clip shocked the world, sparking […]

Kellie Chauvin’s Divorce Papers Revealed, Fired Officer’s Estranged Spouse Wants No Spousal Support

The divorce filing from former Mrs. Minnesota Kellie May Chauvin reveals new details about her recent estrangement from fired police officer Derek Chauvin. Last week, Kellie Chauvin’s attorney announced her client’s intention to file for divorce. Now, TMZ shares some of the details from that paperwork. The divorce filing lists the date of separation for […]

New George Floyd Autopsy Lists His Cause Of Death As ‘Homicide Caused By Asphyxia’

George Floyd’s family recently released the results of an independent autopsy they had performed on his body. The results of the examination — presented in a press release — listed his cause of death as “asphyxiation due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain.” “Sustained pressure […]

Medaria Arradondo: Who Is The Chief Of Police In Minneapolis, Minnesota?

All eyes have been on the Minneapolis Police Department following the killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day. As tensions flared across the United States, Minneapolis Chief of Police Medaria Arradondo has become one of the central figures tasked with delivering justice to an outraged community. Arradondo has been holding his police department to task […]

Barack Obama Offers Words Of Advice To George Floyd Protesters: ‘Let’s Get To Work’

Former President Barack Obama addressed George Floyd protesters on Monday, calling on those challenging racial inequality and police brutality to channel their anger into constructive action. In an op-ed published Monday on Medium, the 44th president noted that the protests — which have occurred in multiple cities across the country over the past several days, […]

Jay-Z Thanks Gov. Tim Walz For Assigning George Floyd Case To Minnesota AG, ‘This Is Just A First Step’

Musician Jay-Z shared a statement via his social media channels on Sunday praising Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for one of his latest moves regarding the George Floyd case. Walz recently announced that he appointed Attorney General Keith Ellison to lead the prosecution in all Floyd-related cases. Jay-Z said that he believes this was the right […]

Marco Rubio Draws Ire Of Critics After Blaming Riots On ‘Far Left’ And ‘Far Right’ Groups

On Sunday afternoon, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida posted a video on his Twitter account addressing the protests and riots that have ravaged major cities across the country for the last few days. In his video, Rubio argued that while there were some people in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and other parts of the country who […]

Post Malone Denounces Racism In New Statement, ‘A Platform Is A Terrible Thing To Waste’

Rapper Post Malone released a statement on Saturday, May 30, regarding the racial division the U.S. is currently facing following the death of George Floyd. Malone is not one to share personal messages or discuss controversial issues on social media. However, he felt that this time he could not stay silent regarding all that is […]

Cornel West On George Floyd Protests: ‘We’re Witnessing The Collapse Of The Legitimacy Of Leadership’

In an interview with Fox News broadcast on Sunday, philosopher and political activist Cornel West discussed the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, The Hill reported. Floyd, an African American man from Minnesota, died earlier this week in police custody after a white police officer pinned Floyd to the ground and knelt on […]

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Says Black People In His State Have Reason To Fear Police

Keith Ellison, the Attorney General of Minnesota, appeared on Fox News Sunday morning and said that black people in Minnesota have reason to fear and be distrustful of the police. “There is a history that has been repeated time and time again,” he said. “I want to say that many officers are great people. I […]

Minnesota Officials Walk Back Their Estimations On Out-Of-State Protesters

Minnesota officials have retracted their statements about the number of protesters arrested in the George Floyd demonstrations who were from out of state, according to The Hill. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter changed his estimations on Saturday evening during a joint press conference with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and state Gov. Tim Walz, just hours […]

Viral Video From Seattle Protests Appears To Show Young Girl Crying After Being Maced

Video taken during protests in Seattle appears to show a young girl crying in pain after being maced, which witnesses say came from a police officer. The video gained viral interest on Saturday amid the growing national protests following the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. The Twin Cities have seen several […]

Sen. Tim Scott Calls For More Arrests In George Floyd Case

Republican Sen. Tim Scott called for the arrest of the three additional police officers present at the death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old African American man from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyd died on Monday after what appeared to be a routine detention turned deadly when former officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on Floyd’s neck […]

Donald Trump Encourages ‘MAGA Night’ Protesters To Come To White House, Isn’t Worried It Could Incite Violence

Donald Trump said he wants to see “MAGA Night” at the White House on Saturday evening, encouraging supporters to show up after angry protests broke out around Washington, D.C., and near the White House building the previous night. The protests were part of a nationwide movement calling for justice after the death of George Floyd […]

Derek Chauvin Could Serve 10 To 15 Years In Prison If Convicted, Says Criminal Attorney

Bruce Rivers, a Certified Criminal Trial Specialist and criminal attorney from Minnesota, exclusively told Hollywood Life that, if convicted, Derek Chauvin would “likely” serve 10 to 15 years in prison. The former Minneapolis police officer has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of an unarmed black man named […]

Minnesota Authorities Reportedly Allege ‘Outside Forces’ Infiltrated The State And Caused Intentional Mayhem

Minnesota authorities, including Gov. Tim Walz, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Attorney General Keith Ellison alleged on Saturday that “outside forces” infiltrated the state in order to intentionally cause mayhem and panic, according to a report by MSNBC‘s Joy Reid on Twitter. The quartet held a press conference where they […]

Amish Protesters Stand In Support Of George Floyd In Minneapolis

A group of Amish people were seen joining George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, clad in their traditional “plain dress” and holding signs up in support of justice, RT reports. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, on Monday, George Floyd, a 47-year-old unarmed African American man, died in police custody after a Minneapolis Police Department […]

Martin Luther King III Weighs In On Riots, Understands ‘Why People Have Resorted To That Level Of Frustration’

Martin Luther King III told TMZ that while he understands why fellow African Americans feel the need to riot following the death of George Floyd, he cannot condone violence of any kind. The son of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has been looked to as a beacon of morality as the […]

Donald Trump Praises Secret Service, Blasts DC Mayor For Handling Of Protesters

Donald Trump praised the Secret Service on Twitter Saturday morning for their handling of protesters who reportedly charged the White House on Friday night. The Washington, D.C. demonstrators were among those who gathered all around the country on Friday to march in memory of George Floyd. When a group came across the White House, reports […]

‘Georgia Child Militia’ Video Draws Outrage On Social Media

A video of a purported “Georgia Child Militia” hit Twitter early Saturday morning, drawing sharp rebukes from critics on the site. Among those who expressed dismay over seeing four children dressed in riot gear and standing outside an Atlanta Mall was Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa. After seeing the video, he posted on Twitter that Georgia […]

George Floyd Memorial Fund Raises Almost $3 Million In Two Days

A GoFundMe account set up in memory of the late George Floyd surpassed $2.5 million in donations in just two days, according to the crowdfunding site. The fund was organized by Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, who said in the description that his life was “shattered” when he learned of his brother’s passing on Monday. George […]

Donald Trump Unlikely To Carry Through Threat To Send Military To Minneapolis, Experts Tell ‘Washington Post’

Donald Trump is not likely to follow through on a threat to send the U.S. military to Minneapolis amid growing unrest there, experts have told the Washington Post. Protests in the Twin Cities had grown violent in the past two days as thousands took to the streets to demand justice after the death of George […]

Colin Kaepernick Launches Campaign To Help Minneapolis Protesters Who Need Legal Representation

Colin Kaepernick is offering financial assistance to protesters in Minneapolis who have been arrested and need legal representation, joining a number of others offering support to those calling for justice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who sparked a national movement among athletes protesting police brutality against people […]

Donald Trump Defends Flagged-As-Violent Tweets: ‘It Was Spoken As A Fact, Not As A Statement’

Donald Trump followed up on Twitter’s decision to flag a tweet about George Floyd’s death and the subsequent violence in Minnesota with a series of new messages meant to clarify his intent. Rather than offering political commentary, he explained, he was stating a fact. Late Thursday night, Trump tweeted a message calling protestors in Minneapolis […]

Donald Trump Says Nothing About Minneapolis Protests In Friday Press Conference, Ignores Reporters’ Questions

Donald Trump said nothing about the growing unrest in Minneapolis during a live press conference on Friday, delivering remarks about Hong Kong and leaving without answering questions from reporters as they asked him to speak about the protests. Trump weighed in overnight on the Minneapolis protests that took place over the past several days and […]

Barack Obama Releases Statement On The Death Of George Floyd, ‘This Should’t Be ‘Normal’ In 2020 America’

Former President Barack Obama has issued a statement on the death of George Floyd, tweeting that he hopes a “new normal” will emerge in which bigotry and racism are no more. On Monday, Floyd — a 46-year-old unarmed African American man — died in police custody after a Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officer, Derek Chauvin […]

Taylor Swift Accuses Donald Trump Of ‘Stoking The Fires’ Of Racism, Tells Him, ‘We Will Vote You Out’

Taylor Swift became one of the first, and most high profile celebrities to attack President Donald Trump for his tweets regarding the protests in Minnesota. Swift posted a tweet on Friday morning aimed at Trump, expressing her outrage over the language he used on the same social media platform overnight. “After stoking the fires of […]

Twitter Flags Tweet From Official White House Account For ‘Glorifying Violence’

Twitter has flagged and hidden a tweet from the official White House account for “glorifying violence.” The tweet in question was first posted on Twitter by President Donald Trump but was also flagged by the social media site. It appears the White House attempted to get around the site’s policies to spread Trump’s message, in […]

Minnesota Police Slammed For Arresting Hispanic And Black CNN Reporter While Allowing White Reporter To Stay

Minnesota state police are facing criticism for arresting a black and Hispanic CNN correspondent who was covering the unrest in the city while allowing a nearby white reporter to stay on the scene and continue reporting. Omar Jiminez, who is black and Hispanic, was arrested on live television Friday morning along with members of his […]

Donald Trump Vows National Guard For ‘THUGS’ In Minneapolis: ‘When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts’

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to send in the National Guard for what he called “THUGS” in Minneapolis as protesters took over and burned a police station at the center of this week’s controversial death of George Floyd. The president appeared to threaten that the guard would use deadly force on the protesters there. […]

George Floyd And The Officer Who Killed Him Both Worked Security At The Same Club, Per Local Report

Minneapolis, Minnesota, ABC affiliate KSTP 5 News reported that George Floyd and the officer responsible for his death had overlapping security shifts at a local club. A former club owner told the outlet that the now-fired police officer Derek Chauvin and the 46-year-old African American had worked for her on some of the same nights […]

Minnesota National Guard Activated To Contain George Floyd Protests

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has activated his state’s National Guard in the wake of the George Floyd protests, according to a statement published by the office of Governor Tim Walz & Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Protests in the streets have morphed into what some have reported as a seeming war zone, with stores burning and […]

Minneapolis Police Chief Apologizes To George Floyd’s Family

Medaria Arradondo, the chief of police for the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, apologized to the family of George Floyd during a press conference on Thursday, CBS News reported. Arradondo acknowledged the pain Floyd’s family was enduring and admitted that his department had contributed to their pain and the city’s “deficit of hope.” “I am absolutely […]

Rush Limbaugh Says ‘You Have To Understand The Literal Outrage’ Of Some Minneapolis Looters

The death of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has sparked protests, riots, and looting across the city. As reported by Breitbart, conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh used Thursday’s edition of his radio program to touch on the death of Floyd, an African American whose pleas for help during his […]