Millions of people have watched George Floyd being killed in policy custody. No altercation, no shouting, a knee on the neck, a man saying ‘i can’t breath’ and then silence. All lasted 8 minutes and 46 seconds. The banality and lethality of structural racism.
Lucid and powerful analysis by Trevor Noah on George Floyd, Amy Cooper, Ahmaud Arbery and the banality of structural racism in US today against the backdrop of Covid-19 and widespread protests across the country.
The New York Times has reconstructed how George Floyd was killed in 8 minutes and 46 seconds of police custody.
‘She is abusing her power to such an extraordinary degree’, op-ed in Now This by author and activist Baratunde Thurston breaking down the Amy Cooper Central Park incident and what it says about the power of white supremacy.