The Oregon State Community Gathers After the Derek Chauvin Verdict.

Jason Dorsette, Associate Director for Strategic Communication at OSU, can be seen on looking as Terrence Harris, Assistant Director of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. With hate being a pervasive aspect of society Terrence spoke on peace above all at the rally.

By: Solomon L. Myers, OMN Photographer

After three weeks of testimony former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with second degree murder, third degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Chauvin will face up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder, 25 years for third-degree murder, and up to 10 years for second-degree manslaughter or a fee of $20,000.

Members of the Oregon State community gathered outside the Memorial Union building Tuesday April 20, after the trial of Derek Chauvin was concluded. The event featured public speaking from Terrence Harris, Assistant Director of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center; Jason Dorsette, Associate Director for Strategic Communication; Samarra Watson, an OSU student leader, and other community leaders in Corvallis and OSU. 

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