America: Why did the black man who was killed in police action, his family organized such a big rally after one year?
The police officer put pressure on Floyd's (George Floyd) neck with his knee for more than nine minutes and kept it on the ground, which caused Floyd's death.
The family, activists and Minneapolis citizens of black American George Floyd Verdict and others killed in police action have attended a rally Sunday on Floyd's anniversary. Hundreds of people gathered for a rally outside the court in Minneapolis, where the trial against former police officer Derek Chauvin in Floyd's murder case was over a month ago.
In this rally, people caught pictures of black people killed in police action, including Floyd and Philando Castile (George Floyd Family Rally). "It has been a long year," Floyd's sister George Floyd Sister said at a rally held on Sunday. It has been a sad year. My life and my family's life changed in a blink of an eye and I do not yet know the reason behind it. ”The rally was addressed by Floyd's family lawyer Ben Crump, activist Al Sharpton and many local activists.
There will be a year on tuesday
On Floyd's death, a year will be completed on Tuesday. Police officer Chauvin (45) kept Floyd's neck under pressure from his knee for more than nine minutes and kept it on the ground, while he repeatedly kept saying that he was having trouble breathing (George Floyd Case) . He finally succumbed. Following Floyd's ruthless death, violent protests took place across the country. The George Floyd Memorial Foundation, an NGO in Fayetteville, Floyd's birthplace in North Carolina, is holding several events this weekend and early next week on Floyd's death anniversary.
Under these programs, a rally and march were organized on Sunday (George Floyd Family Rally). Floyd's family started an NGO in September 2020 to raise voice against racial differences against black communities. Floyd's brother Terence, who attended a rally in New York on Sunday, appealed to supporters to always remember his brother and victims of racial violence.