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Inside The Opening Days Of The Derek Chauvin Trial

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Inside The Opening Days Of The Derek Chauvin Trial

Inside The Opening Days Of The Derek Chauvin Trial

Inside The Opening Days Of The Derek Chauvin Trial

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People gather during a demonstration outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Monday as opening statements were given in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the killing of George Floyd. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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People gather during a demonstration outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Monday as opening statements were given in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the killing of George Floyd.

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's trial began this week. He's accused of murdering Minneapolis resident George Floyd in May of 2020, when Chauvin was recorded kneeling on Floyd's neck for nearly 10 minutes.

NPR's Adrian Florido has been covering the trial and reports from Minneapolis.

In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Brianna Scott and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.