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George Floyd’s family reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict: 'We are able to breathe again'

Guardian, 21 Apr 2021
Members of George Floyd’s family choked back tears while speaking of their relief that the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in their brother's death. ‘Today, we are able to breathe again,’ George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd told reporters. The Floyd family's attorney, Benjamin Crump, said they were leaving the court knowing, ‘that America is a better country’

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