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Ray Fisher Rips WarnerMedia For Tweet About Derek Chauvin Verdict, Social Justice

19 days ago   |   By Deadline

On a day when many in Hollywood voiced their support for the guilty verdicts against former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, one response drew a pointed rebuke. WarnerMedia tweeted the following: While this verdict doesn't bring back those we've so wrongly lost, we know that it brings us closer to...
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Tucker Carlson Says Chauvin Jury Verdict Was ‘Please Don't Hurt Us,' Questions If We Can ‘Trust the Way This Decision Was Made'

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Tucker Carlson opened his show Tuesday night telling viewers the Derek Chauvin jury's verdict was “please don't hurt us.”
“Everyone understood perfectly well the consequences of an acquittal in this case,” Carlson said. “After nearly a year of burning and looting and murder by BLM, that was never in doubt.”
Regarding Chauvin being found guilty, Carlson said, “If given the maximum sentence under the law, he will spend the rest of his life in prison.”
“Is that a fair punishment? Is the officer guilty of the specific crimes for which he was just convicted? We can debate all that,” Carlson...
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Minneapolis Community Comes Together as Derek Chauvin Is Found Guilty in George Floyd's Death

Minneapolis Community Comes Together as Derek Chauvin Is Found Guilty in George Floyd's Death

19 days ago   |   By E! Online

The city of Minneapolis is banding together following the news that Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder in George Floyd's death.
On Tuesday, April 20, the Hennepin County Court...
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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Call George Floyd's Family After Verdict

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Call George Floyd's Family After Verdict

19 days ago   |   By E! Online

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have reached out to George Floyd's family after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murder.
According to NBC News, the president...
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Joe Biden Says Derek Chauvin's Conviction In Death Of George Floyd “Is A Step Forward” In Ending Systemic Racism

19 days ago   |   By Deadline

President Joe Biden called the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd was a “step forward” to ending systemic racism in the country. Joined by Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House, Biden said, “Systemic racism is a stain on the nation's soul, the knee on the neck of justice for Black...
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Biden Speaks After Chauvin Trial Verdict: Systemic Racism Is ‘A Stain on Our Nation's Soul'

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

President Joe Biden spoke Tuesday night after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd , saying, “The guilty verdict does not bring back George. But through the family's pain, they're finding purpose so George's legacy will not be just about his death, but about what we must do in his memory.”
Biden spoke after Vice President Kamala Harris , who called for the Senate to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. The president echoed those remarks and said he told Floyd's family they will continue fighting for its passage.
“It was a murder in the full light of day and it...
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WATCH LIVE: President Biden, Vice President Harris Speak After Derek Chauvin Found Guilty

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are set to deliver remarks Tuesday on Derek Chauvin being found guilty for the murder of George Floyd .
Biden said earlier Tuesday he spoke with the Floyd family. “They are a good family, and they're calling for peace and tranquility no matter what that verdict is.”
“I'm praying the verdict is the right verdict, which is, I think it's overwhelming, in my view. I wouldn't say that unless the jury was sequestered now,” the president added.
After Chauvin was found guilty, Biden and Harris spoke with the family again. The call, shared...
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Philonise Floyd Invokes Emmett Till in Emotional Response to Chauvin Verdict: ‘He Was the First George Floyd'

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Philonise Floyd spoke with passion and emotion on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder in the death of Philonise's brother, George Floyd .
“I feel relieved today that I finally have the opportunity for hopefully getting some sleep,” Philonise said. “A lot of days that I prayed and I hoped and I was speaking everything into existence, I said, I have faith that he will be convicted.”
“It's been a long journey, and it's been less than a year. And the person that comes to my mind is 1955, and to me, he was the first George Floyd. That was...
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Pelosi Hammered Over Comments Thanking George Floyd ‘For Sacrificing Your Life For Justice'

Pelosi Hammered Over Comments Thanking George Floyd ‘For Sacrificing Your Life For Justice'

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned a lot of people Tuesday with tone-deaf comments about George Floyd , following Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder.
Pelosi actually said , “Thank you, George Floyd, for sacrificing your life for justice.”
It took very little time for the Speaker to be called out and condemned for that:
thank you George Floyd...for being murdered?
- Astead April 20, 2021
Nancy Pelosi thanks George Floyd for being murdered pic.twitter.com/na0Fjoj891
- philip lewis April 20, 2021 1) MURDER VICTIMS ARE NOT MARTYRS SpeakerPelosi 2) YOU'RE NOT SACRIFICING YOUR LIFE WHEN YOUR...
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Minneapolis Mayor Draws Heat for Saying George Floyd's Life ‘Will Have Bettered Our City'

Minneapolis Mayor Draws Heat for Saying George Floyd's Life ‘Will Have Bettered Our City'

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is drawing heat for his comments on George Floyd following the Derek Chauvin trial verdict.
Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges for the murder of George Floyd.
Frey praised the verdict and implied that George Floyd's life “bettered” Minneapolis as a result of his death.
George Floyd came to Minneapolis to better his life. But ultimately his life will have bettered our city. The jury joined in a shared conviction that has animated Minneapolis for the last 11 months. They refused to look away and affirmed he should still be...
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Kerry Washington Says the "Fight for Justice Is Not Over" After Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Kerry Washington Says the "Fight for Justice Is Not Over" After Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

19 days ago   |   By E! Online

Kerry Washington is speaking out after a Minneapolis jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd.
Following the Tuesday, April 20 verdict, the Scandal actress...
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