Viewers at home and people in the streets of Minneapolis breathed a collective sigh of relief upon hearing the verdict.
Police violence is a mental health crisis
When Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, activists breathed a sigh of relief, followed by a sense of sorrow as injustice endures, police brutality persists, and no verdict could reverse George Floyd’s death. It’s time to reframe police violence as more than a policing problem. It’s also a mental health crisis for Black Americans. Read on to learn more about how to incorporate mental health into this national conversation.