George Floyd Activist Claims Kenosha Jurors Are ‘Definitely’ Being Photographed

A New Black Panthers-linked activist who claims to be the nephew of George Floyd, threatened to dox the jurors of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial in a Facebook live video over the weekend.

In the now deleted video, Minneapolis-based activist Cortez Rice, claimed to know that people are in the courtroom taking pictures of the jurors in the trial. Rice often refers to himself as Floyd’s nephew, although, according to some reports, they were just friends.

“I ain’t even gonna name the people that I know that’s up in the Kenosha trial. But it’s cameras in there. It’s definitely cameras up in there. There’s definitely people taking pictures of the juries and everything like that,” Rice said in the now deleted video.

“We know what’s going on, so we need the same results, ” going on to demand “justice” for a list of black criminals shot by police, including Duante Wright, who was shot while resisting arrest during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota back in April.

By the “same results,” Rice may have been referring to the Derek Chauvin trial, which resulted in guilty verdicts last April on all three counts in the death of George Floyd after reported attempts to dox, harass, and intimidate the jurors.

Rice deleted the video off of his facebook, but an archive of the full hour long stream can be found here.

Rittenhouse is facing trial on six charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, for the shooting deaths of two antifa agitators and the injuring of another during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020 in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who was wanted on a warrant of felony sexual assault, trespassing, and domestic abuse at the time.

Rittenhouse killed the two of the men—Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber—and seriously injured Gaige Grosskreutz. All three of the antifa rioters had violent criminal backgrounds, including for armed burglary and child molestation. The teen has pleaded not guilty to all the charges, and his defense argues that he acted in self defense.

Rittenhouse was part of an armed group that was there to protect local businesses and offer first aid to activists and Kenosha residents during the rioting.

Rittenhouse, then 17-years-old, said in an interview that night that he was there to help people. “If somebody gets hurt, I’m running into harm’s way. That’s why I have my rifle. I have to protect myself obviously. I also have my med kit,” he told the Daily Caller’s Richie McGinniss. His mission was curtailed when he was separated from his group, and a mob of antifa agitators went on the attack.

Cortez Rice has been involved in numerous radical demonstrations and riots since the death of George Floyd.

He was among the protesters who showed up outside the door of of an apartment, Saturday night, that was thought to be the home of Minneapolis judge Regina Chu.  The judge had angered area BLM activists when she prohibited cameras inside the trial of former police officer Kim Potter, who fatally shot Wright.

“We at the judge house … on her ass, we on her heels,” Rice said as he stood in a hallway in outside the apartment where Chu was believed to reside.

“I think this is her crib right here, we got confirmation that this is her house right here. Waiting for the gang to get up here,” he said as he hosted a Facebook livestream from inside the building. At one point, he turned to a window to “fucking see the guys out there, the gang.” He then yelled down to them “to let the gang know we up in this bitch.”

The mob may had descended on the wrong building, according to some reports.

Rice was also reportedly among a group of community organizers and agitators from a Facebook group called the New Black Panther Nation of Minnesota who stormed the Iowa State Capitol last April as part of a “kill the bill” protest.

During the demonstration, which was streamed live on the group’s Facebook page, Rice was heard saying that if the agitators didn’t get what they wanted, they would “shut down” the Iowa Capitol.

 

About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

Photo: MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 7- Cortez Rice left, of Minneapolis, sat in the middle of Hennepin Avenue to mourn the death of George Floyd that have died at the hands of police Sunday, March 7, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn. (Photo by Jerry Holt, Star Tribune via Getty Images)

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