policing, anti-blackness, derek chauvin 

"the only reason there's a guilty verdict is bc people demanded it" no

cops testified against chauvin so that they could stabilize their legitimacy and paint him as an aberration that needs to be "bias trained" out of the police

the guilty verdict is an act of demobilization, not a response to "the people." It is PLACATING "the people."

policing, anti-blackness, derek chauvin 

Note that the jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of excessive force

they were convinced that he had gone "too far" in restraining (choking!) George Floyd. The verdict happened because the prosecution told the jury that it was a "pro-police prosecution." The entire trial is about relegitimizing the state, the courts, the cops, the district attorneys, the prisons, the jails,

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