"The jury will have insurmountable difficulty distinguishing the alleged acts of each defendant from the alleged acts of his co-defendants," said one cop's attorney.
Photos show a section of the wall on which the mural was painted reduced to rubble and authorities have cordoned off the site.
"We deeply regret not having caught the act of bigotry and vandalism before the yearbook was printed," school administrators said.
"Measures taken to address the past will transform our future," the U.N.'s human rights chief said.
Leneal Frazier was the uncle of the teenager who filmed the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25 last year.
"This is not dead yet," the Democratic House Minority Whip insisted, despite lawmakers blowing past May and June deadlines to get the police reform passed.
A report from U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet offers a sweeping look at root causes of racism and urges countries around the world to do more to "make amends."
Members of the Roma community have long faced discrimination in Eastern Europe.
"How many Chauvins are there?" one QAnon conspiracy theorist asked.
George Floyd's family and their attorney applauded the 22-and-a-half-year sentence Chauvin received from a judge in Minneapolis.
Chauvin's attorney asked the judge for probation, a request prosecutors called "so outside the realm of possibility."
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin publicly addressed the death of George Floyd for the first time on Friday ahead of his sentencing.
In a video played for the court, Gianna Floyd said she asks about her father "all the time."
"There was nothing typical about what Derek Chauvin did in torturing George Floyd to death," attorney Ben Crump said.
Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer alleged that misconduct by the judge, prosecutors and jurors compromised Chauvin's right to a fair trial.
Judge Peter Cahill will consider aggravating factors when deciding how long of a prison term to hand down to the former Minneapolis police officer.
According to police, Floyd's face and the inscription were spraypainted black. The words "Patriot Front" were sprayed in white over the gold lettering on the side of the statue.
"It's just nailing down the final details, and there are a couple of red lines for our guys," Senator John Thune said.
"There is no possible way that I owe Candace Owens an apology, is there?" Chappelle asked on his podcast, "The Midnight Miracle."
"The images circulating are worrying. This investigation should shed light on the entire intervention," the Montreal mayor said.
"The question is are we able to maintain a process in which we listen to other voices?" Obama said on Friday.
The soldiers were activated at the request of Minnesota's governor.
The officer's comments were screengrabbed and sent to the Warren Police Department, who said an internal investigation is now underway.
Frazier was 17 when she made the video that helped set off a global movement over racial injustice.
The upcoming trial of four ex-officers charged with third-degree murder in George Floyd's death may be impacted if the Minnesota Supreme Court chooses to reverse the same charge for another ex-officer who shot and killed a woman in 2017.
Julie Burchill claimed she was fired from her job at U.K. newspaper the "Daily Telegraph" after her Twitter posts about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's baby.
"We are collectively committed to establishing a permanent memorial at the intersection, preserving the artwork, and making the area an enduring space for racial healing," a joint statement from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and two city council members from last week said.
George Floyd was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin in 2020. His death sparked a global protests as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.
A U.K. journalist was accused of the "disrespect & dehumanization" of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's baby daughter, Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor.
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.