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Colbert on Derek Chauvin Verdict: ‘It's Hard to Celebrate, Because a Man Is Still Dead'

19 days ago   |   By The Wrap

The verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial came down just as Stephen Colbert was getting set to tape Tuesday night's episode of “The Late Show,” So Colbert began his monologue with an impromptu commentary lauding the former Minneapolis police officer's conviction for murdering Floyd while Floyd begged for his life in May.2020, but acknowledging that “it's hard to celebrate, because a man is still dead.”
Colbert noted what he called a “sense of relief” because “at least this one injustice was not compounded with indifference,” and was thankful Chauvin “faces accountability.” But he also noted...
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Stephen Colbert Responds To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdicts: “Justice For Black America Is Justice For All America”

19 days ago   |   By Deadline

Earlier today, former Minneapolis Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd-just as Stephen Colbert was gearing up to tape The Late Show. Subsequently, the late-night host shifted gears to address the verdict. “After 10 hours of deliberation, a jury in Minneapolis decided that it's illegal for the police to murder people, that Black...
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Stephen Colbert Responds To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdicts: “Justice For Black America Is Justice For All America”

19 days ago   |   By Deadline

Earlier today, former Minneapolis Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd-just as Stephen Colbert was gearing up to tape The Late Show. Subsequently, the late-night host decided to shift gears and address the decision. “After 10 hours of deliberation, a jury in Minneapolis decided that it's illegal for the police to murder people,...
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'So Much More Work to Do': Metro Activists Reflect on Chauvin Verdict

'So Much More Work to Do': Metro Activists Reflect on Chauvin Verdict

19 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, Iowa - A jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday.
Chauvin was found guilty on all charges: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. The second-degree murder count, the most serious charge, carries up to 40 years in prison .
The guilty verdict is what community activists in the metro have been calling for, but their fight for justice doesn't end today. Many of them were preparing for not guilty verdicts, so they were shocked by the outcome and say it is an important...
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Tucker Carlson: Jurors Only Convicted Chauvin Because They Were Scared

19 days ago   |   By The Wrap

Tucker Carlson began his show on Tuesday night with comical bit of unintentional irony as he tackled Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict for the murder of George Floyd last summer. Tucker suggested that members of the jury only voted to convict Chauvin because they were worried about what would happen to them if they didn't, and then complained about political parties trying to “impose a different standard of justice on its own supporters.”
“The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial came to a unanimous and unequivocal verdict this afternoon: Please don't hurt us,” Tucker whined to open the show. “The...
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Las Vegas Raiders Criticized for Tone-Deaf ‘I Can Breathe' Tweet After Chauvin Verdict

Las Vegas Raiders Criticized for Tone-Deaf ‘I Can Breathe' Tweet After Chauvin Verdict

19 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The Las Vegas Raiders are receiving massive online pushback for a tone-deaf tweet in the wake of the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict.
The tweet referenced George Floyd's dying words, “I can't breathe,” changing them to “I can breathe” with the date of the verdict below.
pic.twitter.com/eeWbMYHK3U
- Las Vegas Raiders April 20, 2021
People were not pleased with the tweet and let the Raiders know.
I've seen a lot of bad tweets on this app but this might be first-ballot Hall of Fame worthy
- Daniel Oyefusi April 20, 2021
OH MY GOD NOOOOOOOOOOOOO
- Yashar Ali April 20, 2021
Delete this.
- Meatloaf...
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"We Need Change in This Broken System": George Floyd's Family Speaks on Derek Chauvin Verdict

"We Need Change in This Broken System": George Floyd's Family Speaks on Derek Chauvin Verdict

19 days ago   |   By Pop Sugar

Following an emotionally draining three-week trial, a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd. On April 20, immediately following the verdict, over a dozen of Floyd's family members gathered in Minneapolis, MN for a press conference moderated by Attorney Ben Crump to share their reactions to the pivotal decision. Among those in attendance were George's brothers Philonise Floyd, Terrence Floyd, and Rodney Floyd, his nephew Brandon Williams, his daughter Gianna Floyd and her mother Roxie Washington, and several...
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