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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What’s changed in the year since George Floyd’s death? | Inside Story” – below is their description.
George Floyd wasn’t the first unarmed black man to die at the hands of US police officers.
But the shocking video of his arrest a year ago reverberated across America and the world.
The case reignited longstanding anger at police brutality in the U.S., and triggered a global reckoning on racism.
So what’s changed in the year since the killing?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Jill Cartwright – Campaign Lead at Southerners On New Ground
Lester Spence – Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Arthur Rizer – Former Police Officer and Former Department of Justice Prosecutor
–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.