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George Floyd
People hold Black Lives Matter flags at the intersection of Florence and Normandie Avenues, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Los Angeles, after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd.
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A Conversation with Black Police Officers

It has been one year since a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man for 9 minutes, killing him. The widely circulated video of the incident sparked a summer of protests. The 21st spoke to three Black law enforcement officers about the calls for change in policing, and for greater racial justice following the murder of George Floyd.

The 21st—Monday, June 8, 2020

On today's 21st, reporters from around the state give an update on protests in smaller, largely white communities and we talk with Professor Joseph Flynn about his book White Fatigue.

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