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The Fight Against Racial Injustice is Transatlantic

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George Floyd (1973-2020)
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A Black man who was killed by Minneapolis police officers in May 2020. The officers were arresting Floyd alleging he had used a counterfeit $20 bill. During the arrest, Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for approximately eight minutes, during which time Floyd repeated that he was unable to breathe. Floyd’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis police led to massive protests against police brutality throughout the United States and in 60 other countries around the world.
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Within the context of the podcast, this term refers to providing moral support and acting in collaboration with others for a singular purpose. After the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, people around the world provided moral support and participated in protests to oppose police brutality against people of color.