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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Civil rights icon Jesse Jackson Sr on Derek Chauvin’s trial & George Floyd’s legacy | 7NEWS” – below is their description.
It’s been almost a year since the former Minneapolis Police Officer kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes, ignoring cries that he couldn’t breathe. Floyd’s death sparked worldwide Black Lives Matter protests, calling for the end of systemic racism. We’re joined now by Civil Rights Leader, the Reverend Jesse Jackson Senior, from Minneapolis.7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel
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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.