George Floyd: one year after his murder, Minneapolis remembers – BBC News

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On the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, members of his family have met President Biden, and in Minneapolis a celebration of his life has taken place.

The African-American was killed in the city by a white police office, Derek Chauvin, who knelt on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes.

His death led to global protests against racism and police brutality.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Nick Bryant in Minneapolis.

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