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The Derek Chauvin Verdict and the Effects of Collective Grief

Last summer, I wrote an article about managing anxiety associated with racial trauma after the death of George Floyd.

At the time, I was struggling with the impact of collective grief and trying to process the constant barrage of images and videos of George Floyd’s death.

Yesterday, jurors found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd last May. Millions of people across the globe watched Floyd plead for his life for nine minutes and 29 seconds before finally succumbing to his injuries. He was a son, father, partner and friend. Floyd’s death sparked international outcry across the globe. This doesn’t feel like justice, but it does feel like

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