News in Review George Floyd: Why He Matters New

News in Review George Floyd: Why He Matters New

In May 2020, 46-year-old George Floyd, a Black American, died during an arrest under the knee of a White police officer. His death galvanized a nation fed up with police brutality and racism against the black population. The fury spread as hundreds of thousands of protesters and rioters took to the streets demanding change in cities across the country. Those protests continued to spread up into Canada and across the world. The question remains: was George Floyd’s death a turning point for race relations in America?

  • 2020
  • 00:16:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/30/2020
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Edition
September 2020
Subjects
Floyd, George, 1973-2020 [LCSH] Police brutality -- United States [LCSH] Police misconduct -- United States [LCSH] Protest movements -- United States [LCSH] Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Law -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Social justice -- Study and teaching [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Paul Hunter (Journalist), Susan Ormiston (Journalist), Anita Bathe (Journalist), Katie Simpson (Journalist)
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  • NIR-20-09 - PPT - George Floyd: Why He Matters

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