Oh thank Jesus. Derek Chauvin, the Police Officer who killed George Floyd on camera has been found guilty on all counts.
The horror we all felt watching the needless murder of another black man at the hands of a white Police force demanded a response that screamed at us.
It kept us up at night.
It refused to leave our minds.
How could deadly force for events and interactions that didn’t justify it be so casually used by the Police?
How did a ‘respect my authority’ culture within the Police that could get away with filmed murder manage to mutilate ‘serve and protect’ into such a grotesque insult?
This is one trial and it won’t stop that culture from rearing its ugly head again, but for one shining moment ‘Black Lives Matter’ actually did.
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