Derek Chauvin Trial: Witness Rejects “Angry Black Man” Trope

Donald Williams II testified Tuesday that he called 911 after witnessing Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s neck
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A tense exchange between a witness and Derek Chauvin's defense attorney has garnered praise online for the witness' rejection of the "angry Black man" trope.

Donald Williams II testified Tuesday that he called 911 after witnessing Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. In audio from the scene, Williams can be heard hurling insults at Chauvin and other officers.

Williams told the officers they were murderers and taunted Chauvin as a "bum" and a "tough guy."

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