People in many parts of the united states release their strong emotions against Mr. George Floyd’s death in Police custody. The Minneapolis deadly arrest incident immediately drew comparisons to the case of Mr.Eric Garner in New York in 2014. In the midst of the justice protests Former World No.01, Serena Williams also escalated her voice against racial discrimination.
Mr. George Floyd had been living in Minneapolis for several years after moving there from his native Houston, Texas. On May 25, 2020, Mr. George Floyd, 46, arrested by Minneapolis Police against the statement of using counterfeit currency($20). The incident happened when he bought the cigarettes from a grocery store.
Mr. Floyd arrested by a group of police officers in front of the grocery store. Consequently, Police officer Mr. Derek Chauvin placed his left knee between his head and neck for a long while. At the same time, Mr. George repeatedly pleads I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe, Please, Please.
However, the police officer did not remove his knee until Floyd became a non-responsive state. Mr. Floyd took to the Hennepin County Medical Center in an ambulance. After a few hours, he passed away.
“I’m with a heavy heart”- Serena Williams Over George Floyd’s Protest
Most of the peaceful protests later turned violent in many of the cities of the united states. Meanwhile, Tennis Icon Serena Williams loudly spoke about color discrimination through her Instagram post.
“I can’t and still can’t find the words to say or express how sad I feel. But she found them for me. She found them for so many of us. A lot of us are numb… lost for words… I know I am. This is a difficult time,” Williams wrote.
“A lot of us growing up were taught to pray “Let thy kingdom come,” this is what I continue to pray for in addition to so many that have been hurt/killed or simply traumatized by how people of a different color are treated. The worst part is this is nothing new, “it’s just filmed.” I’m with a heavy heart. I’m lost for words,”
Police officer arrested on Friday afternoon on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.