Jun.05 — AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discusses the George Floyd protests, police unions and unemployment. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg: Balance of Power.”
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.