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George Floyd: Was justice served?

Chauvin found guilty/Jane Rosenberg, Reuters

Derek Chauvin found “guilty.” 

Blog King, Mass Appeal

MINNEAPOLIS — Say his name. It took a measly 10 hours of deliberation, but the jury got it right. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday afternoon on all three counts in the asphyxiation of George Floyd. Now he’s lookin’ at a million years behind bars. Judge Peter Cahill announced the verdict around 4 PM CST. Prior to being escorted out of the courtroom, a handcuffed Chavin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Plus Floyd’s family was recently awarded a settlement of $27 million.

So there’s a lot of smiling faces out there.

The sports world was quick to react.

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, who moonlights as an activist, tweeted one word after the verdict was announced: “ACCOUNTABILITY.” Minnesota Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns echoed a similar sentiment. “Justice and Accountability! Things I never thought I would see,” he tweeted. “There’s much more work to do, but this is an amazing start working toward the reform this country NEEDS!”

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving tweeted: “We just have a long way to go as a country.”

Irving, if you recall, bought Floyd’s family a new house earlier this year.

Retired NBA forward Stephen Jackson tweeted: “We did it… George Floyd is the face of change.”

Chauvin faces up to 40 years for second-degree murder, up to 25 years for third-degree murder, and up to 10 years for manslaughter. The disgraced cop damn near started World War III when he genuflected on the scruff of Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds as he wailed, “I can’t breathe,” repeatedly.

The suffocation — which transpired May 25, 2020 — was captured on video by 17-year-old Darnella Frazier, igniting riots and protests around the globe. The verdict brought tears of joy. “I just cried so hard,” Darnella tweeted. “This last hour my heart was beating so fast, I was so anxious, anxiety bussing through the roof. But to know GUILTY ON ALL 3 CHARGES !!! THANK YOU GOD THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU😭🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽George Floyd we did it!!🥺❤️❤️❤️❤️justice has been served✊🏽”

Chauvin, 45, was taken into custody by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

It’ll be an eternity before he receives manumission.

Conservative commentator Candace Owens said Chauvin didn’t get a fair trial due to “mob rule.”

Do you agree with her?

Was justice served?

Watch the verdict.

Share your thoughts.

This Post Has 97 Comments

  1. He has literally been thrown to the Wolves.
    Those cowardly jurors are absolutely disgusting.

  2. if they didn’t plead him guilty, our country would be tore apart 🙄

  3. Once again, half of our nation, the stupid half with absolutely no future, glorifies a career criminal. That is, until another career criminal is killed , while acting in a criminal manner. I would say ‘ go out and get jobs now ‘, but who am I kidding?

  4. He actually looked shocked lol I am glad justice was done ✅

  5. This cretin will have a wonderful time in the slammer. Bubba and the boys will welcome him with open arms.

  6. I guess the general public full of trash, decide the outcome of our trials and legal system now… Lol an innocent man is going to prison, cause of an overdosing junkie smh this jury should be ashamed of themselves 💯

  7. All Chauvin had to do was pick Mr. Floyd up and take him into custody. Floyd’s murder was no accident but instead: a public execution. Chauvin’s counsel didn’t even try to argue that Floyd’s death was an accident, but instead went for the hail mary of convincing just one juror that Chauvin’s actions in no way contributed to the death of Mr. Floyd at all. How audacious – if not purely insulting? Cops don’t fair too well in prison. It’ll be interesting to see how long he’ll last.

  8. How do you feel now Chauvin? Your a convicted murderer! What do you deserve? George had a suspicious $20 note! And you murdered him! Enjoy yr new home in prison 😃

  9. He looks like he’s rethinking every decision he’s made in his life as the judge reads his verdict.

  10. If you get offended to easily then don’t read. I don’t support George, neither do I support Derek. They are both bad people that should of been taken care of back in 2020. Derek was an terrible police officer who should of never even made it into the police force. simple minded people got mad and decided to damage and terrorize the United States for what? He was going to face charges matter what. the anarchists and terroristic BLM attacked and pillaged stores across the States for this? Black lives do matter. Their program doesn’t. As for Floyd, he has a criminal history who didn’t deserve the praise as a “hero”. Say what you want as for I do not tend to read anyone’s opinions. The United States is one step closer to shattering.

  11. 15 minutes of fame!!! I hope it was worth it to you Mr Chauvin? RIP now Mr Floyd. ✝️🛐🕊️

  12. I’ve got tears in my eyes, when the judge asked all the single Jurors and they answered with yes. I dunno if it is true, but I had the feeling to watch something special and a kind of turning point of history.

  13. Good seeing him in handcuffs now.. Justice has been served for George Floyd.. Today I am happy for America and hope this is the start of changes within your police force..✊🏾🖤

  14. You can see the confusion in his eyes (because he 100% thought he was gonna get away with it based on his demeanor during the trial) but I wish he hadn’t been wearing a mask to show the full shock.

  15. one man is dead and another man derek chauvins life is over

    there is nothing to celebrate about

  16. What’s really sad no one is there to protect this police officer who served his country I guess this is what you get for protecting and serving our so called great nation Pretty pathetic

  17. It had to happen! Derek’s lawyers made no sense and Mr. Floyd’s death made no sense.
    But his lawyers knew guilty would have been charged.
    Bless your soul Mr. Floyd.

  18. This is the necessary justice that needs to happen more often. This is a lot more then a few bad apples in police departments. There is in fact an institutional problem in this country with cops refusing to stop their colleagues who are acting poorly and the training that doesn’t make clear of serious consequences for an unnecessary use of force.

    And imagine how different this could have played out if that woman had not shot that video.

  19. George knew he was going to die he begged this man to take his knee off his neck and cried out to his mother and family telling them he loves them but this officer refused to show him mercy and refused to give him room to breathe causing him to suffocate all for petty fraud passing bad checks . May God have mercy on both their souls and may George Floyd Rest In Peace in GODS love for all eternity in JESUS NAME AMEN 🙏🏼❤️


  21. Thank god the dude was convicted. Now they don’t have a reason for looting.

  22. Well, no decent men will want to become policemen in USA now, only criminals!

  23. Yeah! yeah ✊ the jury got it right. The Attorneys General team nailed it from the very start of the trial .they nailed it When they said: use your common sense believe your eyes ,what you saw. Wow so power. Thanks to all the police & police of chief”When Mr. Floyd was no longer responsive and even motionless, to continue to apply that level of force to a person proned out, handcuffed behind their back, that in no way, shape or form is anything that is by policy,” Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testified. “It is not part of our training, and it is certainly not part of our ethics or values.” Wow. That is so rare for their own police department to go up against when their own that took courage. thanks for all the witnesses that were there that came forward seeking truth and justice for the victim. and 9 year girls that said get off his neck..The whole trial was raw and powerful from the beginning .
    Yelling out 📢loud yeh, yeh, yeh, that jury got it right. Guilty guilty guilty on all three counts .NOW LETS GO GET THE OTHER TWO OFFICERS :: Former officer Kim Potter allegedly mistook her handgun for a stun gun.AND THE OTHER OFFICER Eric Stillman’s the Chicago police shooting of a 13-year-old boy ADAM TOLEDO shows the youth appearing to drop a handgun and begin raising his hands less than a second before an officer fires his gun and kills him.

  24. Guilty just because the fear of riots. Pathetic. It’s what happens when you happily let mobs run wild in your streets & allow them to act this way. Humanity has got soft.

  25. I kinda knew he was doomed from the jump since day 1 it’s just way to much evidence against him period.He had no chance how dumb to just murder a person in front of the world and expect no consequence fool.

  26. So he’s been found guilty, the jury was terrified of the racial-hatered filled mob, and Chauvin is probably safer in prison. Does anyone else get the feeling, that Chauvin ISN’T the bad guy here? This smells like injustice to me, and not in the “this one trial” sense. Something is rotten within this civilization and it ain’t no dinky little racism…

  27. …no,no candace. The guilty verdict wasn’t mob rule. That was called justice.

  28. If someone says they can’t breath 20 times, & it’s because you’re kneeling on their neck, deciding not to remove your force of their neck is deciding to end that person’s life. It doesn’t fucking matter if that person is Jesus or a Junkie. This is disgusting.

  29. There should be a mistrial. The victim was a criminal and a threat to innocent people. There was nothing that showed this man died because he was black. Media and mob rule must stop.

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