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Chauvin guilty verdict ‘sets a precedent.’ But can it change justice in America?

April 20 2021

From the article: "...Hans Menos, vice president of law enforcement initiatives at the Center for Policing Equity, sees progress.

“In many ways, things have already changed,” he said. “When we talk about, like, mainstream issues. If you watch a television show, a typically white American television show, ABC, NBC, shows, you will find a direct reference to the murder of George Floyd and to the concept that Black lives have been devalued. You’ll find characters owning that and trying to help folks digest that.

“So, what I find interesting about that is that we haven’t necessarily seen that, the idea that Black lives matter, that Black lives have been terrorized and devalued, pushed into the mainstream in that way..."

By Eric Adler

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