US Air Force general Charles Quinton Brown Jr. shares his thoughts on the events surrounding the killing of George Floyd.
The Pacific Air Forces commander said his nomination to serve as the first African-American Air Force chief-of-staff created some hope, but was also a ‘heavy burden’
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.