How New Yorkers Marked the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Killing

Demonstrations across the city took on varied tones throughout the day, a mix of frustration, celebration and sadness.

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How The Times Acts When a Journalist’s Safety Is Compromised

After situations involving forceful detentions or worse, the organization seeks prompt accountability and change.

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President Biden Marks One-Year Anniversary of Death of George Floyd

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is languishing in Congress, but the White House is optimistic that legislative talks will help move it forward.

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It’s My Job to Watch. With George Floyd’s Death, I Had to Look Away.

Devastated by the Rodney King verdict decades ago, our critic refused to view the video of Floyd’s murder. But she found solace in the art it inspired.

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How Sickle Cell Trait in Black People Can Give the Police Cover

Sickle cell trait has been cited in dozens of police custody deaths ruled accidental or natural, even though the condition is benign on its own, a Times investigation found.

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The Derek Chauvin Trial Created a Community out of Witnesses

A powerful — and revealing — aspect of the Derek Chauvin trial was the community it created out of strangers.

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Judge Delays Trial of Three Officers in Death of George Floyd

The delay in the trial of three officers who are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder allows for a separate federal case against the officers to move forward.

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Chauvin May Face Longer Sentence Over ‘Cruel’ Actions and Abuse of Power

Because the judge ruled there were aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd, he is allowed to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to double the 15-year state guideline.

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Chauvin May Face Longer Sentence for Murder of George Floyd

Because the judge ruled there were aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd, he is allowed to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to double the 15-year state guideline.

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Justice Dept. Indicts Former Officers in George Floyd Death

The indictment was a rare instance of police officers facing accusations of federal civil rights violations.

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Four former Minneapolis police officers are indicted on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights.

The charges are another extraordinary censuring of law enforcement officials, who rarely face criminal charges for using deadly force.

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Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Asks for a New Trial After Guilty Verdict

The expected legal motion came on the same day that one of the jurors was being criticized for his participation in the March on Washington last year.

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Inside the Chauvin Jury Room: 11 of 12 Jurors Were Ready to Convict Right Away

One juror described the seven hours of closed-door deliberations that led to Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction.

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Race and the Coming Liberal Crackup

Our racialized politics will produce a conservative resurgence. 

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A Minneapolis High School Football Team and Its Coach Move On

Charles Adams, a former police officer, and the Minneapolis North team are warily moving forward after the Derek Chauvin verdict offered a rebuke to one police killing in their community.

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How the Trial Over George Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

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How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

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Chauvin Was Convicted. Something Is Still Very Wrong.

What can be done about all of the suffering that remains?

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How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script on Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

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Derek Chauvin Trial Juror Speaks Out: ‘I Could Feel Their Pain’

She was known as Juror 96 and sat through three weeks of testimony, but Lisa Christensen didn’t get to decide Derek Chauvin’s fate. She was selected as an alternate.

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Justice Dept. Opens Broad Inquiry Into Minneapolis Police

The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.

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After Chauvin Verdict, Police React With Relief and Some Resentment

Unions and chiefs applauded the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, but rank-and-file officers were left feeling anxious.

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How Civil Rights Lawyer Keith Ellison Led the Chauvin Prosecution

Years before he won a murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, Mr. Ellison, the Minnesota attorney general, was a young civil rights lawyer taking on police misconduct.

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After the Derek Chauvin Verdict, the War Continues

The fight for equality doesn’t end after a single conviction.

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You Should Go Back and Watch the Chauvin Trial

The guilty verdict notwithstanding, the case demonstrated the wide latitude police officers are given to kill people.

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George Floyd ‘Changed the World,’ and Other Reflections

Readers discuss a proclamation by Mr. Floyd’s young daughter and note the key roles played by the judge and the teenager who took the nine-minute video.

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Derek Chauvin Is Being Held in Solitary Confinement For 23 Hours a Day

He has been placed in an isolated wing of Minnesota’s only maximum-security prison because of fears for his safety.

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Merrick Garland Announces an Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Dept

The inquiry will likely lead to a consent decree between the department and the federal government, a tool that the Obama administration repeatedly used to address police misconduct.

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How New Yorkers Reacted to the Guilty Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

New York residents and public figures responded with surprise, elation and resignation.

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Guilty of All Charges

After 10 hours of deliberation, a jury found that Derek Chauvin had murdered George Floyd. We were in Minneapolis for the verdict and the reaction.

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New Yorkers React to Derek Chauvin Verdict

New York residents and public figures responded with surprise, elation and resignation.

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In Photos: America Reacts to the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Scenes from around the country after Mr. Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

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Biden Calls Chauvin Verdict a ‘Much Too Rare’ Moment of Justice

President Biden has been outspoken about George Floyd’s death, and on Tuesday he called it “murder in full light of day.”

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Biden and Harris on the Chauvin Trial Verdict

The president and the vice president addressed the nation on Tuesday evening.

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Teenage Girl Fatally Shot by the Police in Columbus, Officials Say

The use of deadly force in Ohio happened just before the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd.

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The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now?

Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

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‘We Matter’: Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings Collective Relief

For some Americans, the conviction of the former officer in the death of George Floyd was seen as a step toward racial justice.

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Three Guilty Verdicts for One Crime: Here’s Why and What It Means for Sentencing

Neither murder charge required the jury to find that Mr. Chauvin intended to kill George Floyd. Nor did the manslaughter charge.

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Derek Chauvin Is Guilty: ‘A Huge Nationwide Sigh of Relief’

Readers hail the verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial, but one writes, “Justice will be when people of color can live in a country where they do not have to fear the bias of racist law enforcement.”

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When Will Derek Chauvin Be Sentenced? Judge Says in 8 Weeks

Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who has been free on bail since the fall, was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs.

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13 Key Moments From the Derek Chauvin Trial

In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.

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How I’m Talking to My Kids About the Derek Chauvin Verdict

We must walk a fine line between truth and hope.

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Reaction to the Guilty Verdict in Chauvin Trial

Crowds in downtown Minneapolis cheered and chanted George Floyd’s name after the verdict was announced.

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President Biden Calls George Floyd’s Family

Mr. Biden said he expressed his support and sympathy during the call and told reporters that he was praying for “the right verdict” in the Derek Chauvin trial.

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What Are the Charges Against Derek Chauvin?

The former Minneapolis police officer faces three charges in the death of George Floyd: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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As the Chauvin Trial Closes, Will Seeing Be Believing?

A case that began with video that shook the world ends with arguments over what story those images told.

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Chauvin’s Fate Is Now in the Jury’s Hands After Closing Arguments

The jury will be sequestered in a hotel during their deliberations over Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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Takeaways From the Closing Arguments of the Derek Chauvin Trial

Prosecutors and the defense made their final pitches to the jury.

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Facebook, Preparing for Chauvin Verdict, Will Limit Posts That Might Incite Violence

The company said it planned to limit posts that contain misinformation and hate speech related to the trial to keep them from spilling over into real-world harm.

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Minneapolis Braces for Verdict Over George Floyd’s Death

Businesses boarded up and residents held their breath, fearing a repeat of last year’s unrest if the jury brings back a decision that the public sees as unjust.

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