Statement from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on the on the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin

APRIL 20, 2021

"Justice has been served. Yet our work to dismantle systemic racism, in policing and all its forms, must continue. We must eliminate the barriers that have prevented or made it more difficult for Black Michiganders, as well as marginalized people of all races, to live, work, drive and vote in our state. I will continue to work to that end."
 

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