Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin On Trial For Murder Of George Floyd

George Floyd Officer Trial Whats Changed
FILE - In this June 6, 2020, file photo, thousands of people demonstrate in Cologne, Germany, to protest against racism and the killing of George Floyd. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. Martin Meissner, File / AP Photo
George Floyd Officer Trial Whats Changed
FILE - In this June 6, 2020, file photo, thousands of people demonstrate in Cologne, Germany, to protest against racism and the killing of George Floyd. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. Martin Meissner, File / AP Photo

Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin On Trial For Murder Of George Floyd

Opening arguments began Monday in the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin who is charged in the killing of George Floyd.

Reset talks with an African American historian in Minneapolis about the trial and her recent books explaining George Floyd’s killing to grade-schoolers.

GUEST: Duchess Harris, author and professor of American Studies at Macalester College