(WBBM NEWSRADIO) — About 100 protesters marched via Chicago’s Loop Monday evening because the trial received underway in Minneapolis for the white former police officer blamed within the loss of life of an African-American man, George Floyd.
Demonstrators right here chanted, “Abolish the police,” and carried indicators advocating for the direct civilian management of town’s police division.
Derek Chauvin’s knee-on-neck restraint of Floyd on Could 25, 2020 resulted in Floyd’s loss of life, and the video of the killing triggered racial-justice protests and violence in U.S. cities, together with Chicago.
Chauvin, considered one of 4 places of work going through prosecution, faces expenses of second-degree unintentional homicide and second-degree manslaughter. The decide overseeing the jury trial at present is deciding whether or not to reinstate an extra cost, third-degree homicide.