Lowell Mayor Pro Tem Thomas Gillespie watches the verdict of Derek Chauvin's trial.
Lowell Mayor Pro Tem Thomas Gillespie watches the verdict of Derek Chauvin's trial.

Members of Gaston County’s Black community say the guilty verdicts in the death of George Floyd may have occurred hundreds of miles away, but the decision in a Minnesota courtroom resonates not only in Gaston County, but across the country.

“It makes me feel like justice is working in America,” said the Rev. Thomas Gillespie. “You can’t put your knee on someone’s neck and choke the life out of them and blame it on drugs. George Floyd was not on trial, Chauvin was on trial.”

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