Full Interview: Rev. Wheeler Parker, Emmett Till's Cousin, On The Derek Chauvin Conviction And Racial JusticeOn Tuesday night after fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked with the Rev. Wheeler Parker about the lynching and beating of his cousin, Emmett Till, in 1955; the death of George Floyd; and what it all means when it comes to the arc of racial justice.
'We're Not Asking, We're Demanding:' Advocates Advance Call For Civilian Oversight Group Over Police, COPA, Police Board, And Other BodiesChicago alderman are now faced with daunting task of police reform.
Emmett Till's Cousin Reacts To Conviction Of Derek Chauvin And Today's State Of Racial Justice; George Floyd's Brother Said Till Was 'The First George Floyd'On Tuesday, CBS 2’s Jermont Terry spoke with the family of Emmett Till, and what the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd means to them.
Rev. Jesse Jackson After Chauvin Verdict: 'We Must Learn To Live Together As Brothers And Sisters And Not Die Apart'The Rev. Jesse Jackson was in Minneapolis late Tuesday as the guilty verdict was read for fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
What's Next For Changes In Policing After Derek Chauvin Verdict? Chicago Activists Say Work Is Far From OverFollowing the conviction of fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd, some said they were pleased – but believe justice requires more than Chauvin’s individual accountability.
Legal Analyst Irv Miller: Derek Chauvin Likely To Get Steep Sentence, But Not Maximum; Appeal Is ExpectedCBS 2’s Irika Sargent talked to Legal Analyst Irv Miller – who said while the possible sentence is steep, he does not think Derek Chauvin will get the maximum for the death of George Floyd. Miller also said an appeal is expected.
Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict Spurs Outpouring Of Emotion, Action In MinnesotaCheers and shouts filled the streets in Minneapolis after fired police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
Activist Ja'Mal Green On Derek Chauvin Conviction: 'The Last Time I'd Seen People Cheering Like This, It Was In Chicago' For Jason Van Dyke ConvictionChicago activist Ja’Mal Green headed to Minneapolis Tuesday for the verdict in the trial of fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In ChicagoA local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible.
Anxiety, Then Relief At South Side Shoeshine Shop As Guilty Verdict Is Read Against Derek Chauvin In Death Of George FloydThe tension was palpable Tuesday afternoon in many places around Chicago and beyond as everyone awaited the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin.
'Don't Test Us': Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot On Plans After Chauvin Verdict"We are ready to arrest and bring to prosecution anyone who will try to destroy the dream of a business owner."
Mayor Lightfoot Says Justice Has Been Served As Derek Chauvin Is Convicted On All Counts In Death Of George FloydMayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon that justice was served as fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
Former President Barack Obama: Derek Chauvin Conviction In Death Of George Floyd Is 'A Necessary Step On The Road To Progress,' But Not A Sufficient OneFormer president and longtime Chicagoan Barack Obama issued a statement Tuesday saying jurors in Minneapolis “did the right thing” in convicting fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin Verdict: Gov. JB Pritzker Says Murder Conviction 'Marks An Important Milestone On The Journey To Justice'“No courtroom can ever replace a life, but it can and should deliver justice. Today, the jury in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial honored that truth," Pritzker said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.
City Preparing For Public's Response After Guilty Verdict In Derek Chauvin Trial; Gov. Pritzker Activates National GuardThe city is preparing for the public's response to the verdict and businesses are getting ready too. Many downtown stores are boarded up.