The following article, BLM/ANTIFA Shut Down Minneapolis in Derek Chauvin Trial Jury Intimidation, was first published on Big League Politics.
BLM/ANTIFA protestors closed several city blocks in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, establishing a presence as trial proceedings for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin began.
BREAKING NEWS: The start of Derek Chauvin’s trial has been delayed until tomorrow morning. Demonstrators are outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis to protest police brutality. pic.twitter.com/RMbmYd4C4T
— Amudalat Ajasa (@AmudalatAjasa) March 8, 2021
More than $1 million has been spent to erect fencing and security barriers on the part of the city of Minneapolis, which expects a new wave of left-wing rioting and destruction in the event that Chauvin is acquitted of killing George Floyd.
— Leif Pettersen (@leifpettersen) March 7, 2021
The protest occurred as legal authorities began jury selection in the trial of Chauvin, with potential jurors likely confronted with the protestors as