In a video that shocked the world, people witnessed George Floyd draw his last breath as police officer Derek Chauvin held his knee on Floyd’s neck. The murder sparked a nationwide protest against police brutality. Between Floyd’s death in May 2020 and August 2020, there were approximately 7,750 BLM-related demonstrations in more than 2,440 locations in the nation. These are stories and reflections about George Floyd’s murder and Derek Chauvin’s conviction and sentencing.
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