One year has gone by since former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd by kneeling on his back and neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds. Floyd pleaded “Mama! Mama!” and eventually fell silent, while horrified onlookers watched and recorded on their phones. Those videos allowed the whole world to see the agony, the excruciating cruelty, of a Black man slowly having the life crushed out of his body.

Last month a jury correctly convicted Chauvin for Floyd’s murder, meting out welcome justice.

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Rottweiler

Watch the MBC video of George Floyd resisting in the patrol car before he was taken out..no resistance no problems for anyone black or white. You are lying again

Rottweiler

Watch the NBC video of George Floyd resisting in the patrol suv before he was taken out. Had he complied he would be alive today. You are a liar

Rottweiler

George Floyd would have been safely in jail had he not resisted

Lanivan

You are wrong. Police and other videos show that Floyd did not resist arrest, repeatedly said he was not resisting arrest and wanted to cooperate, and Chauvin's defense team, significantly, never used arrest resistance in their trial argument.

An unarmed person who allegedly tries to pass a fake $20 bill and repeatedly pleads with police on video that he's trying to cooperate with them should not end up dead on the street with a cop kneeling on his neck to deliberately suffocate him. George Floyd was not a danger to anyone, a fact that a jury used in finding the cop guilty as being a danger to George Floyd.

Rottweiler

No Lanivan he was in the car and struggled to get out and resist get your facts straight. He held a gun to a woman previously and you say he was not a danger to anyone..go sell your lies somewhere else

Lanivan

Eventually, for your own good, you should try to accept reality. Your comments are not conducive to showing you have a handle on the truth.

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