The law delivered justice to George Floyd. America's political leaders are up next
The conviction of Derek Chauvin showed George Floyd's life really did matter to a justice system on trial.
Now, millions of Americans wait to see whether a moment of rare hope will spur political leaders to deliver similar justice by reforming policing and eradicating systemic racism.
A jury of 12 Minnesotans did more than convict ex-policeman Chauvin Tuesday on all counts of murdering Floyd by squeezing the life out of him with a knee to the neck. In a profound moment of modern American history, they offered a measure...