Dr. Patricia Hoben, City Forward Collective president and executive director, released the following statement on April 21, 2021:

To the City Forward Collective community –

The three unanimous guilty verdicts reached by the jurors in Minnesota represent legal accountability for George Floyd. We are relieved by this outcome.

However, we are also left with an unshakable thought: True justice would mean George Floyd had never been killed in the first place.

The fact is George Floyd should still be alive today. That has always been perfectly clear, and it was repeatedly underscored during Derek Chauvin’s trial. Of course, no legal…

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