George Floyd wasn’t killed by just one bad cop — three others could have done something, but didn’t take action.

…but haven’t I basically done the same thing? Haven’t I looked on and failed to take action?

George Floyd isn’t the first unarmed Black person to be killed by the police or vigilantes — he isn’t even the first prominent case captured on tape pleading “I can’t breathe”.

For nearly 6 years, #BlackLivesMatter has been a movement that I loosely supported but from the sidelines — it wasn’t “my struggle”, it wasn’t the right time, it wasn’t clear how or…

Luke Swartz

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