Darnella Frazier will be honored in December bythe literary and human rights organization.
The alleged gunman, a member of the Boogaloo Bois, shouted "Justice for Floyd" and helped set the building on fire, according to a federal complaint.
The former Minneapolis cop still faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
The former Minneapolis police officer is scheduled to face trial in March.
President Donald Trump mocked MSNBC journalist Ali Velshi, whom police shot in the kneecap with a rubber bullet while he was covering peaceful protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
Football players in the once-reluctant league protested against racism and police brutality by kneeling, raising fists or staying off the field for the national anthems.
The two suspects are charged with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Attorney General William Barr said he knows of statistics that show Black people being repeatedly treated differently than white people, but said, “I don’t think that that’s necessarily racism.”
Gov. Tim Walz declared a peacetime emergency in Minneapolis, but did not say how many troops were being deployed.
Video captured the moment Wisconsin police shot Blake at least 7 times in the back as he walked to his car.