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WATCH: Tears, chants, and celebrations in Minneapolis after Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd

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Crowds outside the Minneapolis courthouse reacted in tears and celebrations after Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the death of George Floyd. The verdict was announced on April 20.

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NUPOL KIAZOLU: I can't believe it. I've been doing this since I was 12. I'm 20 years old now. I been through so much in this movement. I been arrested, jumped, beaten up by the cops, almost killed. Like, I been through so much, and I, just, I can't believe it.

- Guilty.

- Yeah.

- Emotions ran high in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the death of George Floyd.

- Yes. Yes. Yes.

NUPOL KIAZOLU: Everybody that we've lost, all my comrades are lost. They looking down. I know they're happy right now.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- Black power.

- We young. We lit. We taking our. I said we young. We lit. We taking back our.

- No justice.

- They don't get no peace.

ASHLEY FLANIGAN: It took a second to sink in. And then I was like, God, God did this. And then he just wants us to come together and stop all the violence and the hate. The hate, he wants us to stop the hate.

- George Floyd. George Floyd.

MICHAEL INGRAM: Words can't-- words can't express right now. Like, I am shaking. Like, I've been-- it's been building up for like, a full year. This is just not the end. It's just the beginning. And I'm so happy. Yes. I'm so excited.

- Some here had come prepared for the worst.

TACHIANNA CARPENTER: There's a lot of people with back packs on, and it's not because we came from school. It's because we were ready for either outcome. So I have, like, goggles. I've got really thick furry mittens that like a lot of the tear gas out, extra mittens for people who might not have any, another pair of leggings, and a shirt.

- And many were shocked that this moment of justice had finally come.

- It just felt so worth it, and prayer do work, really. It really does. We prayed everyday, all week for justice, and it's here.

- Yes. Yes.

- Say his name.

- George Floyd.

- Say his name.

- George Floyd.

- Amen.

FARJI SHAHEER: I feel like justice has been served, finally. I feel like this is something that should be said as the precedents across the board. For my grandson, it means that he doesn't-- hopefully, he won't have to live with that fear that I had to live with all my life when it comes to the police officers.

- Justice for--

- George Floyd.

- Justice for--

- George Floyd.

TACHIANNA CARPENTER: There's hope still to be had for other cases. Like, when it comes to Daunte Wright's case, and Adam Polero's case, like, there is hope that the right thing will happen.

- This ain't the end of the fight. The family going to get justice from this man going to jail. But it's a moment out hear, and y'all people. And we going to keep on fighting and saying George Floyd name. And we going keep on marching across the country until we get legislative change so this don't happen no more.

KIMBERLEY BERNARD: I feel as though this makes us unstoppable. I feel like the fact that we were able to secure justice for George Floyd means that we can secure justice for every Black person who was killed by police. And this is a message to every little black child coming up, that your life matters. And if your life is taken at the hands of the state, there will be consequences. And I hope every killer cop is watching and paying attention, because today, the Black Lives Matter movement serve notice on you.

NUPOL KIAZOLU: We have so much more work to do. We still have so many names that we don't even know of right now. So we have to keep going. This is just the beginning, and I truly believe we're going to change this world. I mean that.

- Black lives, they matter here.

- Black lives, they matter here.

- Black lives, they matter here.

- Black lives, they matter.

- George Floyd.

- What's his name?

- George Floyd.

- When I say, say his name, say Daunte Wright. Say his name.

- Daunte Wright.

- We want justice.