The three former officers are charged with aiding and abetting murder. Chauvin, who placed his knee on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, now faces a second-degree murder charge.
Charges against former officer Derek Chauvin have been escalated from 3rd-degree murder to 2nd-degree murder in the death of George Floyd.
Protesters persisted around the White House Tuesday night, but violence and arrests were down sharply from Monday when police clashed with protesters.
The three trailblazers, who died 12 weeks apart this spring, ushered in the first wave of mainstream queer theatrical expression.
In a separate incident, Marquette University in Wisconsin rescinded its admission offer to a student who compared an officer's kneeling on Floyd to athletes kneeling during the National Anthem.