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Why the Derek Chauvin verdict isn’t justice | Analysis

On 20 April, a jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty for the murder of George Floyd, a Black man. People around the world celebrated the outcome of this landmark trial with singing, applause and dancing in the streets.

Following widespread anticipation, George’s family, campaigners and well-wishers welcomed this seminal decision. However, the collective struggle to breathe continues as Black people continue to die at the hands of the police and the US reckons with systemic racism that gives rise to tragedy.

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