Derek Chauvin's verdict brings relief, but America's justice system is still broken

Justice was served Tuesday, however that does not imply America’s justice system is not damaged.

On Tuesday night, Derek Chauvin, the previous Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for greater than 9 minutes in Could 2020, was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

The unanimous verdict was delivered to the nation after a jury of 12 individuals deliberated for greater than 10 hours. Viewers at residence and folks within the streets of Minneapolis breathed a collective sigh of reduction upon listening to the decision, and whereas many celebrated the long-awaited choice, it is clear that there is nonetheless a lot work to be carried out on the subject of police violence, reforming the justice system, and racism in America. Read more…

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