Nearly a year after the video of George Floyd’s death went viral and sparked global protests, a jury on Tuesday convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. The conviction — which found Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter — was stunning in its rarity. Chauvin, a White man, faces up to 40 years in prison. Floyd, a Black man, was 46 when he was killed.

The verdict was a culmination of a case that’d prompted a national reckoning over police violence and racial justice — and drove millions of people to protest. During the trial, the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., renewed calls for justice. And on Tuesday, the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant by Columbus police stoked grief and anger.

Still, many expressed relief and hope after hearing the Chauvin verdict. Here’s a look at those reactions across the nation.

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(Joshua Lott for The Washington Post)

Courteney Ross, Floyd’s girlfriend, reacts to the verdict outside the Hennepin County Government Center on Tuesday. Ross, 45, was a witness during the trial.

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(Montinique Monroe for The Washington Post)

A woman cries while taking a photo of a mural honoring Floyd at Scott Food Mart in the 3rd Ward of Houston.

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(Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post)

Joseph Ravago, left, and Kamaile Elderts watch the news from the courtroom in Minneapolis at Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C.

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(Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)

People react outside the house of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) after a guilty verdict was announced.

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(Alex Brandon/AP)

A couple embrace at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House.

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(Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

People react after hearing the verdict at George Floyd Square, the intersection in Minneapolis where Floyd was killed.

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(Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman chants into a megaphone outside the Hennepin County Government Center as the verdict is announced.

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(Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Patience Zelanga, right, is embraced at George Floyd Square after hearing the verdict.

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(Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post)

Moriah Nelson, 26, and Amani Andrews, 27, react to the verdict while relaxing at Meridian Hill Park, or Malcom X Park, in D.C. The women were apprehensive before deciding to visit the park for fear of the outcome of the trial. “Everyone was preparing for the worst. I feel like anything is possible now,” Nelson said of the guilty verdict.

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(Seth Wenig/AP)

AniYa A talks on her cellphone as she walks through Times Square in New York after the guilty verdict.

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(Jeenah Moon/Reuters)

Protesters march in Brooklyn.

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