“I was just praying they would find him guilty,” said Philonise Floyd. “As an African American, we usually never get justice.”
Supporters of George Floyd cheered after Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder.
The prosecution and the defence delivered their closing arguments in the high-profile trial regarding George Floyd's death in May 2020.
The ex-officer is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck last year. Here's what we've learnt and what happens next.
Minneapolis is on edge as a verdict in the high-profile trial regarding George Floyd's death inches closer.
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo condemned Derek Chauvin's actions during the former police officer's murder trial.
Prosecutors dismissed a claim pushed by the defence that drugs played a major role in Floyd's death.
"It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin told Floyd before he died. Chauvin and three other cops have been fired and charged.
There was no indication the incident was related to the anti-racism protests that have rocked the city in recent weeks.
The protests in Britain over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has set in motion a debate statues, with many in our public spaces commemorating those who were directly linked with the slave trade. Claudine Van Hensbergen is an expert on sculptures in public spaces and explains how we interact with statues, what they mean to a society and how we deal with their legacy is only part of Britain’s fight against racism.