Each night for a week now, protestors have confronted police in more than 100 U. S. cities, and the broad political consensus that animates their cause has endured: George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was killed by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, in Minneapolis. Supported by his colleagues, but otherwise surrounded by shocked bystanders, Chauvin brought Floyd to the ground, where he dug his knee into Floyd’s throat. Eight minutes and 46 seconds later, Floyd was dead. This much we know.
Read more at: