What this means for the past, present, of future of the United States of America

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On May 25th, 2020, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee called 911 accusing him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Just seventeen minutes after the first squad car arrived on the scene, Mr. Floyd was pinned beneath the knee of a white officer, unconscious, and showing no signs of life. He was pronounced dead around an hour later.

The riots that have spawned as a result of this incident have spread nationwide. As the situation of what is happening here in the United States has been escalating for the past week, I’ve spent this time gathering my thoughts on the matter. …


Brandon Kerman

Master of my own destiny. CS | Writer | VR enthusiast. basereality.co

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