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.
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.
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.
Gov. Pritzker Activates National Guard To Assist Chicago Police Ahead Of Derek Chauvin Trial VerdictGov. JB Pritzker has activated 125 personnel from the Illinois National Guard to support Chicago Police, with a verdict soon expected in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Hundreds Rally In Name Of George Floyd In Loop As Officer's Trial Is Set To Get Under Way In MinneapolisHundreds of people marched, chanted, and rallied in the Loop Monday evening in the name of George Floyd.
Marchers Turn Out For Peaceful Protest In Lakeview, Uptown In Wake Of George Floyd's DeathProtesters turned out in force in Lakeview and Uptown Monday evening, and the group said it wanted to stress peace.
LIVE UPDATES: Another Day Of Unrest, Protests In ChicagoIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests.