Police Clash With Protesters After Killing Of Unarmed US Afro American

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There have been violent protests in the US city of  Minneapolis after a policeman killed an unarmed US Afro American man by kneeling on his neck till he died.

Angry protesters threw rocks and sprayed graffiti on police cars, and police responded by firing canisters of tear gas.

Painful Last Moments

A video shows George Floyd, 46, groaning “I can’t breathe” as a policeman kneels on his neck! Those were his last moments.

This is a sad reminder of Eric Garner who was killed chokehold in 2014 in New York. The cases of police brutality against US Afro Americans is very disturbing. It has defied answers.

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There should be dialogue to find out why the killings of unarmed US Afro Americans by police keeps happening. America mustn’t just be a great society. It should also strive to be a fair society more than ever. Only then, can its greatness be said to be complete.

 

Author: OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

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