George Floyd’s death sparked a social uprising so massive that it spanned the globe. But as much of the world moved on, the resulting trauma still persists for many Black Americans.
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Can You Handle The Truth?: Fact-Checking COVID-19 Deaths In San Francisco, Claims About Maxine Waters Comments On Derek Chauvin
April 29, 2021 | Chris Nichols
Data from the city’s public health department and medical examiner’s office support this claim. Health officials say the isolation caused by the pandemic led to an increase in fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco.
April 23, 2021 | Sasha Hupka
An image shared more than 4,700 times on Facebook claimed that U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, could be “sentenced” for “jury tampering.” However, there is no evidence that Waters tried to unduly influence jurors’ deliberations.
As Law Enforcement Laud Derek Chauvin Conviction, Others Warn Against Complacency, Urge Police Reform
While many Sacramento and California law enforcement agencies have publicly supported the jury’s decision, some are unsure how it may affect policing going forward.
Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn joined CapRadio’s Vicki Gonzalez on Insight to discuss the impact the Chauvin verdict may have on the city and society.
Watch: 'Collective Trauma ... Collective Joy'. Four Activists On How They See The Impact Of The Derek Chauvin Verdict
April 21, 2021 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
In a conversation with CapRadio's Sarah Mizes-Tan, local activists and legal experts see the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd and a positive step towards justice, but potentially not a precedent for future cases.
Interview: On Derek Chauvin Verdict, Stevante Clark Says 'There's A Difference Between Justice And Accountability'
April 20, 2021 | Scott Rodd
The brother of Stephon Clark says that the guilty verdict against the former Minneapolis police officer who murdered Geroge Floyd is an initial step, but that there’s more work to be done.
Black Lawmakers Are Demanding More Police Accountability in California. Here Are 7 Possible Solutions.
April 20, 2021 | Nicole Nixon
The chairman of the California Legislative Black Caucus says he wants ‘no more kneeling and social media posts. We’ve had enough of the performative acts.’
April 20, 2021 | Sammy Caiola
Some Sacramentans may be experiencing stress and anxiety around news of Derek Chauvin’s trial verdict. We’ve put together a list of mental health resources.
‘Sit In The Joy You May Have’: Black Sacramento Organizers Respond To Derek Chauvin Verdict With Relief, Urgency For Change
Sacramento organizers say they were emotionally prepared for a different verdict after decades of police violence against Black Americans without consequences.