Nearly one year ago in Minneapolis, Minnesota, George Floyd lost his life when a police officer knelt on his neck for more than nine minutes, despite his repeated pleas that he couldn't breathe.
Now that man who prematurely ended his life, Derek Chauvin, has been convicted of his murder.
The Quicky speaks to a leading civil rights activist to find out what the guilty verdict means to George Floyd's family and supporters, and whether convicting a single man could really be the turning point to finally end systematic racism in the United States.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
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