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Powerful images capture Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley's emotional reaction as Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Rep. Cori Bush, a Democrat from Missouri and Black Lives Matter activist, could be seen crying as she embraced Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
Bush, a freshman congresswoman and Missouri's first Black Congresswoman, said in a statement following the verdict that Chauvin's trial "has been nothing short of a traumatizing, painful and gut-wrenching reminder of how difficult it is to hold police accountable when they murder members of our community."
"Over the last month, we've been retraumatized, over, and over again as we watched 8 minutes and 46 seconds become 9 minutes and 29...
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Biden responds to Derek Chauvin's conviction in the murder of George Floyd

Biden responds to Derek Chauvin's conviction in the murder of George Floyd

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Tuesday night after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd.
"No one should be above the law," Biden said. "And today's verdict sends that message. But it's not enough."
He also called the killing of Floyd, "a murder in full light of day," saying "it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism the Vice President just referred to."
The president called on state and local governments to do more to reform policing to reduce killings by law...
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Obama says 'a jury did the right thing' after Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd's death

Obama says 'a jury did the right thing' after Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd's death

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

With a tear running from his eye, President Barack Obama recalls the 20 first-graders killed in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016,
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Former President Obama expressed relief at Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
"Today, a jury did the right thing," he said in a statement.
Obama has called for policing reforms in the US.
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Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed...
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Biden and Harris make emotional call to George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder

Biden and Harris make emotional call to George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and first lady Jill Biden called George Floyd's family on Tuesday after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering Floyd .
"Nothing's going to make it all better, but at least now there's some justice," Biden told the family over speakerphone in a video posted by the family's attorney , Ben Crump. "You're an incredible family, I wish I was there to put my arms around you."
Biden said he was "relieved" that the jury found Chauvin guilty of all three charges against him: second-degree murder, third-degree murder...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanks George Floyd for 'sacrificing his life' for racial justice

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, after the jury returned guilty verdicts on all three charges in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Scott J. Applewhite/AP
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked George Floyd for "sacrificing" his life for justice.
A jury on Tuesday convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of Floyd's murder.
Pelosi received swift backlash on social media for implying that Floyd willingly...
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Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

19 days ago   |   By Fast Company

The decision came after only 10 hours of deliberations, following a trial that has captured the attention of much of the world.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
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Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of Murder In George Floyd's Death

19 days ago   |   By Forbes

The former Minneapolis Police officer was found guilty on all three counts.
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's side hustle: earning cash as a California winery intern

Summary List Placement As a US senator, Kyrsten Sinema , a Democrat of Arizona, earns $174,000 a year, funded by American taxpayers. But Sinema recently worked a side hustle... Read more ...

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