Oprah Winfrey is looking toward the future of activism.

In a new video for OprahDaily.com, the TV personality spoke with Minneapolis-based activist Nekima Levy Armstrong about the guilty verdict in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin.

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The former officer was convicted Tuesday on three counts in the murder of George Floyd in 2020 — an incident that sparked waves of protest across America and the world.

“I thought, I can breathe for the first time in a year,” Armstrong told Oprah of her immediate reaction to the verdict.

“I started crying. I didn’t expect to be that emotional about it,” she said. “I was thinking, Don’t let this be another Emmett Till.” Emmett Till was a Black teenager in 1950s Mississippi who was lynched for allegedly offending a white woman.

“Part of it is relief,” Armstrong continued, “and releasing for all the people who didn’t get to hear ‘Guilty.'”

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Despite the verdict, the Black Lives Matter movement is still very much needed, as evidenced by the recent shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb earlier this month.

“His family is grieving. They can’t celebrate what just happened because they’ll never see Daunte again,” Armstrong said. “Let’s celebrate—and then let’s keep going.”