19 emotion-filled photos tied to the Derek Chauvin trial

An artist who goes by Liney kneels wearing a cape outside the Hennepin County Government Center as the trial of Derek Chauvin goes on inside, on April 14, 2021 in Minneapolis. The artist came to Minnesota on Sunday to demonstrate during the trial.
An artist who goes by Liney kneels wearing a cape outside the Hennepin County Government Center as the trial of Derek Chauvin goes on inside, on April 14, 2021 in Minneapolis. The artist came to Minnesota on Sunday to demonstrate during the trial. (Getty Images)

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious re-examination of racism and policing in the U.S.

The jury deliberated about 10 hours over two days in a city on edge against another outbreak of unrest.

Floyd died last May after Chauvin, a white officer, pinned his knee on or close to the 46-year-old Black man’s neck for about 9 1/2 minutes.

We thought we’d take a look at some of the photos from the scenes surrounding the trial. In no particular order, here are some of the more moving pictures we found from Getty Images.

A man jumps down from a truck which had attempted to make its way past the crowd as people react after the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis. The former police officer was on trial on second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd. The jury went on to find Chauvin guilty on all three charges. (Getty Images)
A woman cries after hearing the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the death of George Floyd last May. (Getty Images)
People celebrate the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty of all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. (Getty Images)
People celebrate after hearing the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis. (Getty Images)

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