Harris says verdict in Chauvin trial 'will not heal the pain that existed for generations'


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cnn.com - (Photo/Twitter) Even a verdict finding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of George Floyd's murder will not erase generations of trauma caused by systemic racism, Vice President Kamala Harris said Tuesday.Harris was speaking just before a sequestered jury in Minnesota announced it had reached a verdict in the Chauvin trial."This verdict is but a piece of it," Harris told CNN's Dana Bash in an exclusive interview from the White House, her first solo sit-down interview with CNN since taking office. "And it will not heal the pain that existed for generations, that has existed for generations among people who have experienced and first-hand witnessed what now a broader public is seeing because of smartphones and the ubiquity of our ability to videotape in real time what is happening in front of our faces. And that is the reality of it."