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Apr. 20, 2021 5:54 pm

Reactions to the guilty verdict in the Chauvin trial

The Twitterverse exploded with reactions. Here are some tweets from some folks from Philadelphia's nonprofit and civic sectors.

George Floyd memorial mural in Minneapolis, MN.

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Today brought a verdict. A jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd.

The Twitterverse exploded with reactions.

Tears. Hope. The understanding that there is healing to be embarked upon and that there is so much work still to be done.

It also brought renewed calls to defund the police.

Here are tweets from some folks from Philadelphia’s nonprofit and civic sectors.

 

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