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  1. PhotoA celebration at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder on Tuesday.
    CreditVictor J. Blue for The New York Times

    Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings a Rare Rebuke of Police Conduct

    A jury deliberated for just over 10 hours before pronouncing Mr. Chauvin guilty on all three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

    By John EligonTim ArangoShaila Dewan and

    1. PhotoThe Hennepin County Government Center, where Derek Chauvin is on trial.
      CreditAaron Nesheim for The New York Times

      13 Key Moments That Shaped the Trial of Derek Chauvin

      In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.


    2. PhotoA community member visited the George Floyd memorial site in Minneapolis last June.
      CreditJoshua Rashaad McFadden for The New York Times

      The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now?

      Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

      By Audra D. S. BurchAmy HarmonSabrina Tavernise and