The world watched as Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd. But here in Minnesota, the reaction was the strongest.
During two hours of special coverage, MPR News host Kerri Miller opened up the phone lines and talked to community leaders and thinkers about what the guilty verdict means. She also talked with Gov. Tim Walz about how Minnesota should move forward.
Tim Walz is the governor of Minnesota.
Michele Norris is a contributing columnist for the Washington Post and the founding director of The Race Card Project.
Jose Santos is an anthropologist and associate professor of social science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Metropolitan State University.
Bill Finney is a former St. Paul police chief and current Ramsey County undersheriff.
To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.
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