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Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006.
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Sky News published this video item, entitled “Stephen Lawrence’s brother investigates impact of George Floyd’s murder” – below is their description.
It’s one year since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis – and just weeks since the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for his death.
Events are planned across America to remember Mr Floyd, and to reiterate calls for racial justice.
But what progress has been made in the UK? Has anything really changed?
Sky News asked Stuart Lawrence, whose brother Stephen Lawrence who was murdered in a racist killing in London in 1993 – to reflect on the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK in the past 12 months.
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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.