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What to Make of the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

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A jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer was charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. CNN reports that he’s set to be sentenced in eight weeks and could face a maximum of 75 years in prison for […]

What To Know About Breonna Taylor’s Case and Death

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The death of Breonna Taylor, an African American medical worker who was shot and killed by Louisville police officers in March during a  raid on her apartment, led to nation-wide protest demonstrations in the spring and summer as the case attracted more attention. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted a former Louisville police officer for […]