The killing of George Floyd has shocked the world and it shows that racism is still a burning issue in the USA. George Floyd died for no other reason than being a black man. He was arrested, handcuffed and lying on the sidewalk. He died because the police officer knelt on his neck for over eight minutes although he cried "I can't breathe!" several times.
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Black Lives Matter fights against something called "systemic racism". Look at these pictures and see if you can understand the problem.
Created with images by Obi Onyeador - "A protester in Washington DC holds a sign featuring George Floyd." • LOGAN WEAVER - "PORTRAITS INSTAGRAM - @LGNWVRPRTRTS EDITORIAL INSTAGRAM - @LGNWVRPHTO PERSONAL INSTAGRAM - @LGNWVR" • Vince Fleming - "untitled image" • Clay Banks - "No Justice, No Peace (IG: @clay.banks)" • Mike Von - "George Floyd Protest"