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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video In America, protests against the police killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor earlier this year have put race in the spotlight. Why has the issue taken so long to come to a head? How entrenched is systemic racism in the U.S.? Will race prove key in the upcoming election? Guests: MARGARET KIMBERLEY Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report PROF. LI JINZHAO Beijing Foreign Studies UniversityCGTN 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.