George Floyd’s death on May 25 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota was the latest in a series of deaths of black in men and women at the hands of police in the U.S.A. As protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has grown into a vast American reckoning with racism, President Trump renewed his threat to take federal action against local governments.
Minneapolis is a case study in a city that embraced the pillars of the final report of President Obama’s task force on 21st century policing. In May 2015, the presidential task force released a report of recommendations for cities to move into a new ear of law enforcement. The document emphasized the need for a cultural revolution in American police departments, which the authors said would come through more transparency and accountability. But yet that is still to happen from seeing what happened in Minneapolis. One barrier that has prevented Minneapolis from achieving these goals has been pushback from the police union and its president, against policy and culture change.
The United States President Donald Trump launched his most direct attacks to date on the national wide Black Lives Matter movement. Trump. highlighted a quote from a man who runs a Black lives Matter knock-off group, and a chant that is not popular with protectors, to suggest that the racial justice movement poses a threat. Just a few feet from the White House in Washington D.C, the Black Lives demonstration continues as seen poster all over a fence just a few feet from the White House. President Donald Trump on Thursday launched his most direct attacks to date on the nationwide Black lives Matter movement for racial justice. Trump, seizing on a quote by a man who runs a firing Black Lives Matter knock-off group, and a chant that not popular with protesters, suggested in tweets that the loosely organized racial justice movement poses a threat.
A movement that has grown and continues to grow due to George Floyd’s Death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Lafayette Square, White House Washington D.C.
For Pride Month the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTO Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Lafayette Square White House Washington D.C,.
With the death of George Floyd, something must be done changes must come regardless were there is a black person in the world. The image above was George Floyd was killed, Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN