US President Donald Trump has said, “More White people are dying at the hands of police than Black people.”
This is while following the killing of a black citizen George Floyd by a police officer, most US cities and states are witnessing anti-racism and injustice rallies and protests.
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black American man, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost eight minutes. while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe”. Officers J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane further restrained Floyd, while officer Tou Thao prevented bystanders from intervening.
-White people dying