High-profile athletes and personalities speak about George Floyd death which sparked protests across United States.
GEORGE FLOYD DEATH – Black man George Floyd’s death while arrest under Minneapolis officer sparked public outrage and these famous personalities were devastated.
Pinned down in a miserable situation on that cemented pavement with the officer’s knee tightly placed on the black man’s neck blocking his breathing, an unfortunate and unexpected death happened. The death of George Floyd while under arrest at Minneapolis was accordingly a murder and it was witnessed by a lot of people.
In the video circulating online, he was pleading for his life but the officers remained deaf of his pleas. People around were protesting and shouting at them to look at the helpless situation of the man but those were left unheard. Until Floyd fell unconscious and eventually died right under the officer’s knee and in front of the people.
In a previous article, it has been reported that Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis cop who killed the African-American Floyd is also the same man who also shot another black man way back in 2008. The cop nearly killed a black man named Ira Latrell Toles before.
With the public outrage that sparked following Floyd’s death, here are the reactions of these high-profile athletes regarding this matter:
Stephen Curry: “If this image doesn’t disturb you and piss you off, then idk. I’ve seen a lot of people speak up and try to articulate how fed up and angry they are…”
Lebron James: “Do you understand NOW!!??!!?? Or is it still blurred to you??”
Colin Kaepernick: “The cries for peace will rain down, and when they do, they will land on deaf ears, because your violence has brought this resistance.”
Kim Kardashian West: [broken heart]
Cardi B: “You don’t put fear in people when you do this you just show how coward YOU ARE ! And how America is really not the land of the free!”
Katie Holmes: “I send love to his family and friends. This is heartbreaking.”
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