Will The Derek Chauvin Verdict Inspire Young People To Keep Fighting?

George Floyd’s murder was a rallying cry for outraged youth across the nation. What’s next for youth organizers fighting for racial justice?

People celebrate at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Tuesday.
People celebrate at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Tuesday.
People celebrate at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Tuesday.
People celebrate at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Tuesday.

Will The Derek Chauvin Verdict Inspire Young People To Keep Fighting?

George Floyd’s murder was a rallying cry for outraged youth across the nation. What’s next for youth organizers fighting for racial justice?

After George Floyd was killed on Memorial Day last year, young people across the nation voiced their outrage, organizing mass protests in person and on social media to fight for change.

What’s next for youth organizers fighting for racial justice and an end to police violence? Is former police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction a time to celebrate or will it serve as inspiration to continue the fight for reform?

Reset explores what lasting legacy George Floyd may have on the youth protest movement.

GUEST: 21 year-old Taylore Norwood, one of the co-founders of Good Kids Mad City. Started in 2018, it’s a youth-led black & brown organization fighting for resources, revitalization of Chicago’s South and West Side neighborhoods and the abolition of the police.