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'Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict isn't victory, it's accountability'

25 days ago   |   By Marie Claire

‘Justice is having George Floyd here today. Accountability is Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all three charges.' Getty Images The world and its approach to race has changed forever this week - and we will not go back.
On 25 May, an unarmed black man died whilst being arrested by police outside a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In viral video footage taken by a bystander, a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, can be seen kneeling on the 46-year-old's neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, whilst pinning him to the ground.
‘I can't breathe...please stop,' were his last words but the...
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From Mark Zuckerberg to Roz Brewer, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict

From Mark Zuckerberg to Roz Brewer, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement After Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday afternoon, top US business leaders were quick to respond.
Many said that the ruling was only the beginning of the fight against institutional racism, and urged more action.
The CEOs of Apple and Dell shared quotes by civil-rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., while Zoom CEO Eric Yuan urged his staff to take care of their mental health.
Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer at the time, knelt on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest. Chauvin was found guilty of...
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This is the moment George Floyd's family heard Derek Chauvin was guilty of murder

This is the moment George Floyd's family heard Derek Chauvin was guilty of murder

25 days ago   |   By Metro

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This is the emotional moment George Floyd's family found out Derek Chauvin was guilty of murdering their beloved relative.
The tear-jerking clip shows Floyd's big sister, nieces, nephews, cousins cheering and crying with joy as they watch the TV and hear the judge read out the three guilty verdicts against former cop, Chauvin.
In Hennepin County Court, yesterday, ex-Minneapolis police office Chauvin was found guilty by a jury of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree...
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Tucker Carlson's reaction to Derek Chauvin's conviction was to cast doubt on the jury who decided he murdered George Floyd

Tucker Carlson's reaction to Derek Chauvin's conviction was to cast doubt on the jury who decided he murdered George Floyd

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement After the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Tucker Carlson's reaction Tuesday night was to question the jury's motivation in reaching their guilty verdict.
A few hours earlier, a jury of five men and seven women returned a unanimous guilty verdict on three counts in the death of George Floyd, a Black man: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter.
The verdict came around a year after footage circulated of then-police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck. The killing sparked mass protests , some of which turned violent, and a...
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Beyoncé And Oprah Winfrey Among Stars To Speak Out After Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of George Floyd's Murder

Beyoncé And Oprah Winfrey Among Stars To Speak Out After Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of George Floyd's Murder

25 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey are among the stars who have spoken out after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd last year. On Tuesday evening, Chauvin was found guilty on all charges - second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter - with a number of public figures sharing their thoughts on the ruling. In a short message posted on her website , Beyoncé wrote: “After too many years of misguided justice, today is a good day. “I encourage all of us to continue to pray for George Floyd's family and for all the families who seek justice...
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