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One Year Since Floyd’s Murder

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 25, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 22:35
It’s been a year since George Floyd died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. Floyd was not the first unarmed black man killed by a white police officer in America. But his death had an impact others have not. New York University professor David Elcott explores just why and how Floyd’s death impacted the nation so strongly. Elcott studies social movements and activism. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)