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    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

    Guests:

    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

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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.

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