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We asked 4 scholars of policing, law, race and Minnesota history to explain the landmark guilty verdicts handed down in #GeorgeFloydTrial (thread)

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.@AlexisKarteron reminds us that we need to talk about race and policing even though race went unmentioned during the trial Image
Ric Simmons of @OhioState says today's outcome is extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians, particularly Black civilians, have generally not resulted in criminal convictions.

But Chauvin had no sound argument of self defense Image
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“If he walks, that’s it. It’s over. This is Rodney King times a million. It’s hard for me to believe Chauvin isn’t a ghost skin who murdered George Floyd to deliberately burn the country down.”

- @LA_Kings_67, ex-skinhead/former Neo-Nazi on #DerekChauvinTrial #closingarguments
If you’re following #closingarguments in the Chauvin trial — I recommend listening to the reactions of a former Neo-Nazi who once worked with Metzger on strategies of infiltrating police.

He’s doing a thread here:
Thread to follow — on law enforcement, white supremacy, and how and why Neo-Nazis infiltrate policing (from someone who used to be on the other side):

#GeorgeFloydTrial #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd #ChauvinTrail
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