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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video In May, Minneapolis resident George Floyd was killed in a street corner by U.S. cops. This wasn’t the first such incident in the U.S., not even the first this year. But the anger triggered by Floyd’s death quickly swept the country, erupting the Black Lives Matter protests. #BlackLivesMatter began in 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Benjamin Martin. How deep is racism in the U.S? What forms does it take, and how could it exist for so long? And will the upcoming election help heal, or further enflame the American society?CGTN 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.