"[T]his verdict has everything to do with race. Everything."

Twitter user Malik Bey echoed those sentiments tweeting: ‘The biggest mistake Noor made is thinking the corrupted blue badge would override his skin color.

‘In a justice system designed to fail black people, it seems it doesn’t matter which side of the law you’re on as long as you’re black.’

Civil rights attorney Nekima Levy Armstrong said the decision will not prevent another officer from killing again.

‘First officer convicted in Minnesota for killing a (white) civilian is a Black, Muslim, Somali man. Coincidence? I think not. Will other (white) officers be held accountable for killing civilians in Minnesota, in light of this verdict? Not likely,’ she said in a Facebook post.