The death of George Floyda man of african-american, who died last Monday, may 26th in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after a white police officer would leave him immobilized, is causing outrage.
Through social networks, began circulating a series of images in which we can observe the time at which the officer placed his knee firmly on the back of the neck of the man, 46-year-old, as she moans in pain and begs for that release.
In accordance with information of NBC Newsuntil the moment four police officers were dismissed, and the facts continue to be investigated by the FBI.
This Tuesday began different manifestations to ask for justice for George. Even, a number of celebrities joined together and they lifted up their voice publicly to show his support for Floyd and his family.
One of the first to react was the screenwriter african-american Ava DuVernay, who turned to her Twitter account to denounce the abuse that was suffered by George.
“You deserved it your breath, your dignity, your life. Not to die in the street, killed by the knee of a white police officer in your neck,” he said.
“You deserve our tears, our prayers, our anger, our action. We must act, for you and for all those who do not have cameras present,” he said.
You deserved your breath, your dignity, your life. Not to die in the street, murdered by a white cop’s knee on your neck. You deserve our tears, our prayers, our rage, our action. We must act – for you – and for all of those were no cameras are present. We must. #GeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/JeMNUtkXv6
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) May 27, 2020
In Instagram, Demi Lovato he pointed to the death of George as an act of racism and believes that “the black community lives in danger.”
“This is not right. And will not stop until everyone to do their part. Especially the whites,” said the singer of 27 years. “What I said recently and will say it again, don’t let your discomfort about the social problems stop you from speaking in defense of those who are in danger,” he said.
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This is not okay. And it will not stop until everyone does their part. Especially white people. I said it recently and I’ll say it again, do not let your discomfort surrounding social issues prevent you from speaking up for those IN DANGER. And reality is, until this STOPS COMPLETELY – THE BLACK COMMUNITY WILL CONTINUE TO LIVE IN DANGER. DO YOUR PART. THIS INVOLVES YOU TOO. #GeorgeFloyd, I hope you RIP because it isn’t fair so many didn’t do their part to ensure you lived in peace.
Resident published the harrowing video, and it was accompanied by a call to all the Latin community to seek justice in memory of Floyd.
“This criminal act has to be condemned! I ask all the Latin american community in the united States, please move until the police murderer, Derek Chauvin, is in prison,” he wrote.
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Este acto criminal tiene que ser condenado!! Le pido a toda la comunidad latinoamericana en los Estados Unidos que por favor se movilicen hasta que el policía asesino Derek Chauvin esté en prisión. This criminal act has to be condemned!! I ask the entire Latin American community in the United States to please mobilize until the murderous police officer Derek Chauvin is in prison. via @shaunking
Through the stories section, Anuel AA he made a strong criticism of the police. “The biggest mafia in the world are the cops… If it had been the other way around gave him 30 years or life in prison to the man. God must be very disappointed of this world,” he said.
The supermodel british Naomi Campbell he also shared his feelings and said he was tired of knowing that the “people who die unnecessarily.”
“I don’t have words. I’m tired of this, tired of being sad because our people are dying unnecessarily. Harassed and humiliated in these difficult times, I thought I would join, but it seems that this coronavirus has purchased more racism in a major way,” he said. “I’m black and I’m proud of,” concluded strong.
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I don’t have the words. I’m sick and tired of this, tired of being sad about our people dying needlessly. Harassed and humiliated, in these challenging times, I thought we could come to together, but it seems like this Coronavirus has bought out more racism in a major way… where does it end? I’m black and I’m proud #JUSTICEFORFLOYD ???. MAY HE REST IN POWER ??
“This just burns”, tweeted the actor John Boyega. “It seems to be a never-ending cycle. The killers should be charged severely. Even facing death, this man received zero empathy,” he wrote.
This just burns. Seems to be a never ending cycle. The murderers need to be charged severely. Even in the face of death this man was given zero empathy. #RIPGeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/gyuaoC6vUh
— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) May 27, 2020
Luis Fonsi also spoke out against the injustice that he was the victim the man originally from Houston, Texas.
“I can’t get this image out of my head! I cannot keep quiet either. Die every day innocent people by the color of their skin. This man was murdered. Your life mattered. Rest in peace,” said the interpreter a puerto rican.
Eva Longoria posted a photo of George and wrote a profound message: “it hurts Me to the heart every time I read the news! When is it going to stop this?… We are all humans that deserve to be protected, not killed,” said the actress.
Penelope Cruz, Marc Jacobs, Jessica Alba, Zoe Kravitz, DJ Khaled, Roselyn Sanchez and Michael B. Jordan were other artists who protested against the death of african american man.
According to the local newspaper Star TribuneGeorge Floyd lived in St. Louis Park, a suburb of Minneapolis, and was nicknamed Big Floyd.
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