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Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, is handcuffed and taken into custody after being found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis on April 20. The Black Lives Matter movement gained a lot of momentum following Floyd’s passing.

Students call Chauvin Verdict a silver lining

By Fizza Hassan, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

On May 25, 2020, the murder of George Floyd sparked protests all around the world against systemic racism in police. Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck and prime suspect in...

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