George Floyd was an African American man murdered in the hands of the police. He was unarmed, handcuffed, and laying on the ground when a police office put his knee on George’s neck for close 9 minutes, ending his life.
Protests agains the killing of George Floyd have broken out across the U.S, some of them turning violent. The arrest of the cop responsible for George’s death has not comforted the Black community that has seen injustice take place time and time again.
WATCH The short documentary below looks inside a protest that took place in Los Angels on May 29th, 2020.
Here is what you can do:
Join protests!– Protesting works! It is because of protesting and uprisings that the killers of Ahmad Aubry were finally arrested. Silence kills. Let our voices be heard online and in person.
Sign this petition: https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd
Register to vote: Voting is one of the best ways to get your voice heard. If you don’t like who is running your city, your state, who’s representing you in congress, who your president is, vote! It matters! https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote