Police Brutality

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GEORGE FLOYD: ONE YEAR LATER

Mainstream support for Black Lives Matter has waned. But for Black people, the fight continues — and so does the agony.

A makeshift memorial for George Floyd fills with flowers and candles nearly a year after his brutal killing by Minneapolis police. Photo: Getty Images


How do I work to get better if my presence in this country is a constant threat?

Black woman lying down with eyes closed.
Black woman lying down with eyes closed.
Photo: Delmaine Donson/Getty Images



What happened in Minneapolis is a political and emotional expression of trauma in response to generations of Black suffering

A dark nighttime photo of a protestor holding up a sign with police lights in the background.
A dark nighttime photo of a protestor holding up a sign with police lights in the background.
A protester holds up a placard in front of police officers near the 5th police precinct during a demonstration to call for justice for George Floyd, a black man who died while in custody of the Minneapolis police, on May 30, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

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