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Minnesota Black Catholics Say Chauvin Verdict Is a First Step Toward Justice

Nathan HowardShannon Haynes talks to her son Ronald Haynes, 9, about George Floyd in front of a memorial following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20 in Minneapolis. The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty today on all three charges he faced in the death of Floyd last May.

Speaking to Register after Tuesday’s conviction of the former police officer for the death of George Floyd, these Catholics said they find relief and hope in the trial’s outcome.