On May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, officer Derek Chauvin held his knee against the neck of a handcuffed Black man for more than eight minutes. The man, George Floyd, pleaded for his life, but his pleas went unheard. He died as three other police officers watched.
The whole world watched, too.
The culture of police brutality, the culture of the police’s disregard for Black life, is captured on three videos for all to see. As of June 3, all four police officers have been charged in Floyd’s murder — Chauvin with second-degree murder (upgraded from an initial charge of third-degree…
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