Minneapolis council member: ‘Today justice has been served’

Minneapolis City Council member Jamal Osman reacts to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
2:31 | 04/21/21

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We're joined now by Minneapolis City Council member is searching Losman think you so much for being with us tonight. Chris just like to start out the obvious question of your reaction to the verdict in what is the community is brown demands a lot. We have waited. For a long time for this. Out today Justin's parents. Has been served for this community have you heard from many committee members of their particular reaction. Yes I was there are endless amounts right by the courts. You know emotional. It was emotional this was something they have waited a long time. Justice has been served today. But the words not done. Police in Napa is broken. And so when you say the work visits. What is a City Council to do from the ground grass roots effort. With regard to race and policing in Minneapolis yes Minneapolis City Council have a responsibility to come together. And may change. We need to make sure we are working together to address this issue is systematically shield police and right we can keep politics at this time is time for us won't come together and work he should be example that we should all come together. He shouldn't take one. Black man dead to know that the police broke. We have a job to do we have to come together and making. You don't support. Calls to fund police what do you say to those activist Hussein but it needs to be overhauled entirely. I admire those. Activists I want us all of us activist community come together and find a solution. Can you safety safety public safety's not an option that works for all of us right we can't just know we didn't move and not know. Where did what we can go want to make sure that we are making the right decisions and keep you don't mean to say about this and I'm the most part making sure that. Some light on Floyd were black. On file you need to. I'm not being killed it means send those activists. I respect them Allen metromail sitting on the table I'll find some not all war. Network across all of us. Feeling relieved today the only gas and we waited and waited many many months many months that. Just peasants are this example for all of Minnesota an all you nice day all over the world to come together. And fight for justice today just sentence her to this hostility thank you so much. Appreciate it thank you.

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