Derek Chauvin Verdict Means Accountability, Not Justice
Last year, the world watched Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kill George Floyd in plain sight after arresting him for an alleged counterfeit bill at a convenience store. The footage released from the encounter sparked an international movement as protesters took to the streets for months calling for racial justice and an end to police brutality.
On Tuesday, after weeks of arguments, the jury released a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial: guilty on all three counts.
In this episode, we hear from Minneapolis demonstrators Sierra, Osman, and Broderick who react to the verdict as it’s happening and then we call the ACLU’s Policing Policy Advisor, Paige Fernandez, to hear her reaction.
This episode, Derek Chauvin Verdict Means Accountability, Not Justice, covers the following issues we work on –