The Court Heard Opening Arguments in Trial of Derek Chauvin

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In. Minneapolis lawyers for the defense and prosecution made opening arguments monday in the trial of former police. Officer derek chauvin who faces murder and manslaughter charges for killing george. Floyd last may floyd was a forty six year old black father who was originally from houston texas. His death sparked international protests. Calling for racial justice as trial kicked off monday. Civil rights leader. Reverend al sharpton knelt outside the hennepin county courthouse with members of floyd's family and supporters for nine minutes marking the amount of time derek. Chauvin was filmed kneeling on george. Floyd's neck this is floyd family attorney. Benjamin crump to pray for this family. But also we need to pray for america because this is a seminal moment a landmark moment in american history

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