George Floyd

For the past week New York has been rocked by police brutality protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie was pepper-sprayed in Brooklyn last Friday by the NYPD. Myrie introduced legislation earlier this year to change the NYPD disciplinary process.
Legislative lessons learned during the pandemic are now helping state lawmakers pass police reform.
NYPD officers tackling a protestor on May 30th.
Covered badge numbers, body cameras turned off and a state law impede transparency.
Protest against police brutality at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 2nd.
Many different groups are responsible for protests against racism and police brutality.
Governor Cuomo with the New York National Guard in 2011.
What happens when the military is deployed to quell unrest?
State Senator Zellnor Myrie restrained and pepper-sprayed by NYPD officers at Barclays Center on May 29th.
State Sen. Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson discuss their trauma-inducing experiences at a peaceful protest.
De Blasio's coziness with the NYPD may be the nail in his coffin.
The NYC mayor isn’t going to resign – but the last week will hurt his legacy.