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President Biden made remarks on Tuesday evening after a jury earlier in the day found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd last year.

“It was a murder in the full light of day and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism the Vice President just referred to,” Biden said.

Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama issued a statement saying that the verdict was a shift in the right direction but reforms are necessary to purge racial bias from the criminal justice system.

“While today’s verdict may have been a necessary step on the road to progress, it was far from a sufficient one. We cannot rest. We will need to follow through with the concrete reforms that will reduce and ultimately eliminate racial bias in our criminal justice system. We will need to redouble our efforts to expand economic opportunity for those communities that have been too long marginalized,” the couple said in their statement.

“So again, thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday, remarking that because of Floyd and “people around the world who came out for justice, your name will always be synonymous with justice”

Members of Floyd’s family also delivered remarks on Tuesday: “My family is a family that will not back down from prayer. And I believe because of prayer, we got the verdict we wanted,” George Floyd’s brother Terrence Floyd said. “We said ‘God, we need justice, we need it now.’ And he answered.”

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VIDEO: Kim Potter Only sentenced to 16 months in prison for 1st Degree Manslaughter

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Extreme Leniency: Kim Potter was just sentenced to 24 months (2 years) in prison with credit for 8 months time served, meaning her sentence is 16 months.

Judge Regina Chu said that this was the case of a “cop who made a tragic mistake. She drew her firearm thinking it was a Taser and ended up killing a young man.”

The court approved a downward departure from the typical sentence, as Chu said Potter never intended to use her firearm and the scene painted as chaotic. (guy sitting in car)

By Minnesota law, Potter was sentenced only on the higher charge of first-degree manslaughter. The maximum charge is 15 years, but for someone with no criminal history like Potter, guidelines range from between six and eight-and-a-half years.

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Charleston BLM leader sentenced to 18 months in prison over violent rioting and arson

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A Black Lives Matter leader in Charleston, S.C. who rioted multiple times in 2020 has been sentenced this week to 18 months in state prison for setting fire to a police vehicle and battering officers. Abraham Jenkins was also federally sentenced last year to 18 months in federal prison for violent rioting and arson. Many people donated to get him bailed out of jail before he pleaded guilty.

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VIDEO: Colin Kaepernick Compares playing in the NFL with slavery.

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In this Netflix show, Kaepernick fails to mention that all white players go through the same evaluation process.

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