Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict Is Bittersweet

Systemic racism persists in policing, and we cannot become complacent

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W hile we cannot call this verdict justice, accountability seems to have come to Minneapolis. This moment feels bittersweet. Of course, it’s good to know that other people agree that George Floyd’s life mattered. Yet America’s policing problem runs much deeper than one case.