Updated Apr 21, 2021 - Politics & Policy
In photos: Tears, hugs, cheers as U.S. reacts to Chauvin guilty verdict
People across the U.S. rallied into the night Tuesday, cheering, hugging and crying tears of relief after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd.
Driving the news: After Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump tweeted, "GUILTY! Painfully earned justice has finally arrived for George Floyd’s family. ... Justice for Black America is justice for all of America!"
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Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos.