One year on, how George Floyd’s murder has changed the world

One year on, how George Floyd’s murder has changed the worldMay 22, 2021

The killing of Floyd by a white officer reflected a common history of violence against Black people that united protesters in a renewed global movement

George Floyd’s murder felt like everything was the same and nothing was the same, said Miski Noor, an activist in Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed by a white police officer a year ago on 25 May.

“How many times have we seen Black death go viral?” asked Noor, the co-founder of Black Visions, which advocates for abolition, an approach to public safety that does not involve the police.

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