In the shadow of the Derek Chauvin trial, “a Black man died after being shot by police during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, sparking violent protests that lasted into Monday as officers in riot gear clashed with demonstrators and the man’s mother called for calm … Police … say the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun. Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as ‘an accidental discharge.'”

+ NPR: Officer Who Handcuffed And Pepper-Sprayed Black Army Lieutenant Is Fired.

+ “He received this egregious sentence despite the fact that he was never a threat to anyone.” After 20 years in prison for stealing two shirts, a Louisiana man is free.