"I worry about what assumption is being made by somebody who doesn’t know everything about them," the former first lady told CBS's Gayle King.
Citing safety concerns, prison officials are keeping the former police officer in a restricted housing unit in Minnesota's only maximum security prison.
Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd. But even as I cry tears of relief, I still mourn.
George Floyd’s murderer faces prison. But with yet more police shootings, Black parents like me are still filled with the anxiety of raising Black sons in America.
Graphic body-camera footage shows an officer firing at the teenager several times. An investigation into the shooting is underway, officials said.
US Police kill around 1,000 people every year. A small fraction are arrested, and even fewer are actually convicted.
“I was just praying they would find him guilty,” said Philonise Floyd. “As an African American, we usually never get justice.”
The former police officer was convicted of three charges in the killing of George Floyd last year in Minneapolis.
Supporters of George Floyd cheered after Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder.
The jury took roughly 10 hours to reach a verdict in the former Minneapolis police officer’s high-profile trial.