Photos: Images of Black Lives Matter Plaza following Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Media Credit: Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

A woman raises her fist at Black Lives Matter Plaza.

By Apr 22, 2021 8:36 AM

Crowds of people gathered at Black Lives Matter Plaza Tuesday evening after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

Chauvin was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Here are some photos from the day:

Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

A man among the crowd gathered at BLM Plaza Tuesday.

Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

Two people embrace after the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial was read Tuesday evening.

Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

A sign reads “He’s guilty” at BLM Plaza.

Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

The words “Abolish Police” are written on the ground of BLM Plaza Tuesday.

Zach Brien | Staff Photographer

A woman stands in BLM Plaza after Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict is read.

This article appeared in the April 22, 2021 issue of the Hatchet.

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