The sad death of another African American in Minneapolis has sparked outrage. The police department quickly sacked to four officers involved. People are asking why they have not been charged with murder, given that the incident was recorded on video.
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First reports from police were that there was a response to a report on a stabbing, which was downgraded to apprehending a forger, and then trying to pass on counterfeit money. Finally there was the accusation that he was resisting arrest.
It turns out that George Floyd had not resisted at all. After going into a shop to buy something the shop owner concerned that he might have passed on countefietmponey called the police. It seems that the man was innocent.
Goerge Floyd was apprehended when he was inside his car, and his death reopens old wounds of similar police-involved incidents
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The United States has a serious race issue, which has penetrated the relationship with African American communities and police. George Floyd’s killing joins a spate of recent killings in recent weeks. And nothing changes.
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