Smith's social media history indicates that he regularly engaged with issues of racial injustice. One photo on social media shows Smith posing with civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
The U.S. Marshal Service said it was attempting to arrest the suspect, wanted on a state arrest warrant, on gun charges.
The city's police chief, who resigned after Wright's shooting, claimed Potter shot Wright by accident.
The former police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after fatally shooting Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
Overall, nearly half of Americans said they somewhat or strongly support the goals of the anti-racism activists.
Kevin Gray, the Assistance District Attorney in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, told Newsweek that the case has several parallels to that of Robert Bates, a reserve deputy who shot a Black man in 2015.
Silvester's TikTok video mocking James has been viewed more than 3.1 million times amid backlash over the basketball star's now-deleted tweet addressing the death of Black teenager Ma'Khia Bryant.
Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb on April 11.
During a protest about another police shooting, Waters called for a more confrontational approach against the U.S. legal system's treatment of Black people should Chauvin be acquitted.
The Democratic congresswoman had called for a more "confrontational" approach if the former police officer was acquitted of the murder of George Floyd.
Black people accounted for 18.7 percent of police killings since May 25, 2020.
"Local and state resources have been fully deployed, but they are inadequate to address the threat," Walz wrote in an executive order.
The settlement is set to be the most expensive payout over police conduct in Iowa's history. It includes no acknowledgment of fault or liability on the part of the defendants.
Protests erupted in the Minneapolis suburb after a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop.
The state's governor is bracing for potential violence and unrest if the verdict doesn't satisfy those seeking justice for George Floyd's death.
The producer was jailed for more than two hours before attorneys could find her and secure her eventual release, according to her lawyer.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has also joined Greene's calls to expel Representative Maxine Waters following the congresswoman's appearance at the Brooklyn Center protests over the weekend.
This video shows an officer throwing four punches at Dee Garrett's head, breaking the man's glasses in the process.
Demonstrators gathered in Brooklyn Center on Saturday for a seventh night of protests against police brutality after the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Hundreds took to the streets to protest the recent death of Daunte Wright in what was a mostly peaceful demonstration.
Unverified video said to have been filmed on Thursday night showed several people pulling down cardboard posters and removing flowers.
"Justice would bring our son home to us," Katie Wright said.
"This white man was resisting arrest, BEATING A COP with his own baton, and driving away in their police car," Ben Crump said.
One protester can be seen waving the severed pig's head while he and others yell and curse at the police officers behind a fence.
Potter was placed on administrative leave and later resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department after shooting Wright.
Former Officer Potter has been taken to jail where she will await her first court appearance in the shooting of Daunte Wright.
More than 60 people were arrested on Wednesday night, according to the head of Minnesota State Patrol.
Former President Donald Trump previously complained about protesters throwing soup.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed that "the standards that big news organizations use to cover shootings depend entirely on the political views of the people who get shot" on Wednesday.
The open, plastic water bottle spilled some fluid as it bounced off of the man's head. It sent him staggering backwards and falling onto the ground.