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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Minneapolis agrees to pay $27m to George Floyd’s family” – below is their description.
The United States city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27m to the family of George Floyd in the largest settlement of its kind in the country’s history.
Floyd died when a policeman knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, sparking global protests.
The officer is set to go on trial, and the Floyd family says the cash payout is just one step on the road to justice.
Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago, United States.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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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.