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Recent Harvard graduate and Ohio State Buckeyes basketball player Seth Towns talks to John Buccigross on SportsCenter about being detained by Columbus police while peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd. Towns describes the events that led to him being detained by police and explains the duty he feels to use his platform to fight for social justice.
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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.