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Today With Dr. Kaye: Former police officer knelt on George Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 seconds

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — What does race equity and justice look like in this country? 

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is on trial, charged with murder and manslaughter in the May 25 death of George Floyd. 

According to prosecutors, Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, correcting the 8:46 timing that was initially reported. 

 
Click below to listen to the conversation. 
 

ALSO READ: Teenage Witness Says Floyd 'Looked Kind Of Purple, Limp' When Ambulance Arrived

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.