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Chauvin verdict: Seeing is believing

April 22, 2021

For people, especially white people, who always side with police and give them the benefit of the doubt, the Derek Chauvin verdict — and the overwhelming evidence against him — demands doing something that makes everyone with hardened ideas uncomfortable: Trust your eyes, not what you’ve always believed. The prosecutor said similar words in his closing argument to the Chauvin jury on Monday: “You can trust your eyes.” That was a remedial message to all of us.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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