After the murder of George Floyd, Minneapolis leaders pledged to dismantle the city's police department. Residents disagree on what that should look like.
"It's important to acknowledge how far we've come. Those who raised their voices to demand justice for George Floyd need to know that their activism made a difference," the family said.
She said in a victim impact video played in court that when she is someday reunited with her father, she wants to "play with him, have fun. Go on a plane ride. And that's it."
Chauvin "treated Mr. Floyd without respect and denied him the dignity owed to all human beings," wrote Judge Peter Cahill, adding an additional 10 years to Chauvin's presumptive sentence.
Calls for racial justice and an end to police brutality still fill social media platforms a year after George Floyd's murder. But Black Lives Matter says posts targeting it are full of disinformation.
After the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, Black police officers in America are considering what's changed and what hasn't in the year since George Floyd's death.
"We need space" before the trial to let a federal case proceed, Judge Peter Cahill said, citing the need to let publicity ease about George Floyd's death.
The video of George Floyd's death was critical evidence in the murder trial of convicted ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. That video and others are changing trials and police training.
Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution of former officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, wasn't sure they were going to win. "Accountability just doesn't happen very much," he says.
As former police officer Derek Chauvin awaits sentencing for George Floyd's murder, NPR's Scott Simon reflects on what the public record might have been if not for the video of Floyd's last moments.
Residents of Elizabeth City, N.C., are pressing for answers after a Black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says his city is taking more steps to change policing following the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
"It would have been unimaginable just even a month ago that something like that was possible," activist and civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy Armstrong says following Derek Chauvin's murder conviction.
Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Later this summer, his three fellow former officers are slated to go on trial on charges of aiding and abetting murder.
Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, has been found guilty of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.