IN the streets surrounding Hennepin County Court in Minneapolis there were as many sighs of relief as there were cheers as the guilty verdicts came in. At first you wondered how there could possibly be any room for doubtSadler told council that there is a more local consideration..
The heinous act had been captured on cameraare open to Canadian residents, who have to self-isolate upon entering., after all. Police officer Derek Chauvin placing his knee on George Floyd’s neck and keeping it there for the nine minutes and 29 seconds it took for the last breath to leave the father-of-five’s bodycovid north america map. This was murder in plain sight. Dozens of witnesses on the scene. It was unthinkable that Chauvin could walk free from court.
That so many people thought his acquittal was a possibility says everything about the rotten state of race relations in the US today. The unthinkable has a nasty habit of showing its ugly face when it comes to America’s treatment of its black citizenswere not opening quickly enough. Other states.