The punishment handed out Friday fell short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
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Crowds vandalized buildings and stole from businesses in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood after law enforcement officers on a U.S. Marshals Service task force fatally shot a man they were trying to arrest.
Several members of George Floyd's family, including Floyd's daughter Gianna, Gianna's mother, Roxie Washington, and his brother Philonise Floyd were in Washington today to meet with President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers.
Sunday's march was one of several events planned nationwide by the George Floyd Memorial Foundation to mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death.
The three ex-officers' actions on May 25, 2020, were shown in detail during Chauvin's trial in videos from bystanders, police body cameras and surveillance footage.
The funeral marks another emotional day for a metro area scarred by several high-profile killings involving police. The service at Shiloh Temple International Ministries comes just two days after a former Minneapolis officer was found guilty of Floyd's murder.
The announcement comes a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts in the death of George Floyd last year.
Biden, Harris and first lady Jill Biden called members of George Floyd's family moments after the verdict.
The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death moved into the spotlight Tuesday, still out of sight but now in control of verdicts awaited by a skittish city.
Twelve jurors are beginning deliberations in a city on edge against another round of unrest.