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Biden vows to tackle America's 'systemic racism' following guilty verdict in death of George Floyd

Added 04-20-21 09:17:02pm EST - “The president says Floyd's death 'ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism' in America” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “Biden vows to tackle America's 'systemic racism' following guilty verdict in death of George Floyd”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The president says Floyd's death 'ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism' in America

President Joe Biden hailed the jury's decision Tuesday finding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd, but says it is just the start in fighting the "systemic racism" in America.

Following the verdict, the president promised Floyd's family their victory was only the beginning, vowing to push for further policing reforms and "much more."

Floyd family attorney Ben Crump took a call from Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris after the verdict was announced, and the lawyer put the phone on speaker for the family gathered around.

"Nothing is gonna make it all better, but at least...now there's some justice," the president began. "I think of Gianna's comment, 'My daddy's gonna change the world," Biden said, referring to Floyd's daughter, before declaring, "He's gonna start to change it now."

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