Is the Chauvin verdict a turning point for U.S. policing?

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2021

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd by pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck during an arrest last May, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter on Tuesday.

“Today, we are able to breathe again,” Floyd’s brother Philonise told reporters after the verdict was announced. His sentiments were echoed in a wave of statements from politicians, celebrities and racial justice advocates who noted how exceedingly rare it is for police officers to be convicted for killing people while on duty.

Video footage taken by a bystander...

Read full story

Yahoo! The 360

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Mixed
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Mixed
See full bias rating for Yahoo! The 360
Learn about media bias

More News about Justice from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right