• Barack & Michelle Obama's Statement On The Derek Chauvin Verdict Focuses On The Work Ahead

    26 days ago - By Elite Daily

    On April 20, the country moved towards closure when a Minneapolis jury convicted Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with murder and manslaughter for the May 25, 2020 killing of George Floyd. Representatives of Chauvin did not immediately respond to Elite Daily's request for comment on the conviction. Barack and Michelle Obama were among the first to weigh in on the historic moment with a joint message. Although the former president and first lady thanked the jury for doing "the right thing," they also acknowledged the difference between "true justice" and a perpetrator being...
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  • These Celebrity Reactions To The Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict Are Joyful, But Call For Real Change

    These Celebrity Reactions To The Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict Are Joyful, But Call For Real Change

    26 days ago - By Elite Daily

    After Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the killing of George Floyd on April 20, Hollywood is speaking out. The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all three counts he faced, including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. After the verdict was announced, celebrities - including rappers, athletes, and actors alike - were happy to see some accountability for one of the men who killed Floyd by using excessive force last May. At the same time, these people recognize that the work to fix America's criminal justice system is...
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