After George Floyd: ‘These issues are also about whiteness’

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    David Lammy, the Shadow Justice Secretary, says there’s much to be praised about change in the UK since the death of George Floyd, but that systemic racism is still a very real issue.

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    In This Story: George Floyd

    George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.

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