Earlier today the jury in the George Floyd murder trial found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges against him.

  • Guilty -Second Degree Murder
  • Guilty -Third Degree Murder
  • Guilty -Second Degree Manslaughter

Michigan's governor was one of the first to issue a statement on the verdict.

My heart is with George Floyd’s family, and I want them to know that millions of Michiganders, Minnesotans, and...

Posted by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The statement from Governor Gretchen Whitmer states:

My heart is with George Floyd’s family, and I want them to know that millions of Michiganders, Minnesotans, and Americans mourn with them. No verdict can bring George back, but his legacy will live on. Last year, millions of people around the world spoke with a collective voice when we said Black Lives Matter. Together, we will continue tackling the deep-rooted, structural racism and inequity present in our institutions and faced by Black Americans every day.

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