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Biden Delivers The Perfect Message To America After The Floyd Verdict

President Joe Biden showed America the way forward to confront system racism after the George Floyd verdict.

Obama Beautifully Urges Americans To Fight For Criminal Justice Reform After George Floyd Verdict

Former President Obama called the Floyd verdict a step toward justice as he urged Americans to fight for criminal justice reform.

Biden urges Congress to not look away from George Floyd

Biden promised George Floyd’s family to fight for policing reforms. He needs Congress to act.

Derek Chauvin trial and verdict: News and updates

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all three charges in the killing of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Charges In George Floyd's Death

The jury took roughly 10 hours to reach a verdict in the former Minneapolis police officer's high-profile trial.

Teen Girl Killed By Columbus Police On Afternoon Of Chauvin Verdicts

Graphic body-camera footage shows an officer firing at the teenager several times. An investigation into the shooting is underway, officials said.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges in murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree murder, guilty of third-degree murder and guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the trial of the former Minneapolis Police Officer in the murder of George Floyd.

After Chauvin verdict, VP Harris calls on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

On the Chauvin guilty verdict, Vice President Kamala Harris says “A measure of justice isn’t the same as equal justice ... we still must reform the system.” Harris calls on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

Tearful celebrations across U.S. after Chauvin guilty verdict

Chris Hayes takes a look at emotional reactions across the country after Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. 

‘At least, God, now there is some justice’: Biden says guilty verdict in Floyd murder offers a chance at reform

The conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer for killing George Floyd creates a potential inflection point for a president who made racial equity a centerpiece of his campaign, but who hasn’t yet placed it at the forefront of his presidency.

Biden calls the Floyd family after verdict in the Chauvin murder trial

Topics at a meeting between Biden and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were expected to include immigration and diversity in his administration.

Watch as judge reads out verdict in Chauvin trial - CNN Video

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all three charges by a jury in the Hennepin County court. The 12 jurors found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd's death in May 2020.

Opinion: Joe Biden delivered the Chauvin verdict speech America needed

Consider the wonder of a 78-year-old White president of the United States not only mentioning the words "systemic racism," but insisting that it be purged once and for all from American life, writes Gene Seymour. And when Biden spoke about the emotional connection he'd made with Floyd's young daughter, the unapologetic blatancy of appeal to the heartstrings somehow made him seem more sincere, more human -- and humane.

Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd 'for sacrificing your life for justice'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, "George Floyd should be alive today," after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, "for sacrificing your life for justice."

Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: 'We cannot rest'

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama praised Tuesday's guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, but emphasized that more work must be done to achieve justice.

Police departments across US brace for Derek Chauvin verdict

Police departments across the U.S. are bracing for potential protests after the Derek Chauvin verdict.

Columbus authorities investigating police shooting of teen girl

Authorities in Columbus, Ohio, are investigating a police shooting that killed a teen girl in the city.

Chauvin transferred to Minnesota correctional facility

Convicted murderer and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been transferred to the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights.

Teen who filmed Floyd arrest celebrates verdict: 'Justice has been served'

Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the George Floyd footage seen around the world, applauded the guilty verdict in the murder case of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday.

Police release body camera video of officer fatally shooting teenage girl armed with knife in Ohio

The Columbus Division of Police released the body camera video from the police officer who shot and killed a black teenager Tuesday afternoon just minutes before a Minneapolis jury returned a guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd, sparking fresh, racially charged protests in the Buckeye State…

Kamala Harris urges police reform in Congress after Chauvin verdict

Vice President Kamala Harris urged Congress to pass police reform legislation after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd, calling reform "long overdue" and racism an issue "holding our nation back."

EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS: Here’s How Minneapolis Reacted To The Derek Chauvin Verdict

Protesters briefly celebrated after learning that the jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday.

Benjamin Crump: Columbus Police Shot 'Unarmed' Ma'Khia Bryant

Attorney Benjamin Crump said Columbus police had shot an "unarmed" Ma'Khia Bryant, though body camera footage suggested otherwise.

***Live Wire*** Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on all Counts in Death of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday afternoon of second and third-degree murder along with second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd in May. 

Derek Chauvin Guilty on All Three Charges: 2nd, 3rd Degree Murder; 2nd Degree Manslaughter

Former Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges he faced in the death of George Floyd.

AOC: Chauvin Verdict 'Not Justice,' 'Institutional Racism' Continues

"It's not justice," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Derek Chauvin trial, saying "systemic institutional racism" continues.

The complicated relief of the Chauvin verdict

Americans cried, hugged, and gathered in the streets after jurors convicted the former police officer of murdering George Floyd.

Minneapolis Celebrates, Reflects After Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Supporters of George Floyd cheered after Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder.

Opinion | What Chauvin's guilty verdict says about accountability — and his defense

The jury’s decision tells us much about the prospect of holding accountable a police officer who — before our very eyes — decided he had the power to be judge, jury and executioner.

Photos: Reaction to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

George Floyd's family reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict: 'Today, we're able to breathe again'

George Floyd's brother says he's "able to breathe again" after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts for Floyd's death.

Pelosi thanks George Floyd for 'sacrificing your life for justice'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked George Floyd on Tuesday for "sacrificing" his "life for justice."

Graphic Video: Columbus Police Release Bodycam Video of Shooting

Columbus Police Department officials released an officer's bodycam video showing the seconds leading up to the shooting of a teenage girl.

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