On Tuesday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
That same day, the Vikings released a statement regarding the conviction:
“The past year following George Floyd’s death has been extremely painful for the Minnesota community, particularly for the State’s Black residents,” the team said in a statement. “While today’s decision does not minimize the anguish or solve the intolerable issues of racism and hate, we hope it can mark the beginning of community healing.”
The team went on to say in…