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A year after George Floyd’s murder, community discusses Chauvin’s guilty verdict

On April 20, the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.

Architecture senior and President of Internal Affairs of Cal Poly’s Black Student Union (BSU) Zane Ellis-Rector described his reaction as muted, yet satisfied. He was satisfied in the confirmation of injustice, but muted in the work left to be done.

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Faculty participate in #ScientistsTakeAKnee to protest racial inequity

“It’s not about kneeling, it’s not about the flag, it’s about police brutality,” College of Science and Mathematics Associate Dean Camille O’Bryant said to a group of Cal Poly faculty at the #ScientistsTakeAKnee protest. Faculty organized a silent protest in the University Union (UU) Plaza Sept. 26 to call attention to racial profiling and police brutality. […]