A Year On From George Floyd’s Death, Police Violence Continues

Can Biden administration make a difference?

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It’s been a year since cell phone video captured Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin choking George Floyd, an African American man, to death. The video quickly went viral and led to historic nationwide and international protests.

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Slow news is good news. In a media world of panic, hysteria, and negativity, we need to make sense of the headlines and the systems which define us.

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Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.

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