Viola Davis, Cardi B, LeBron James and Kim Kardashian join in against police violence
Through their social networks, a number of celebrities raise their voice before the death of George Floyd, a man of color who died this week in police custody
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Several celebrities shared their condolences and called for justice for George Floyd, a man of color who died on Monday while under police custody, after an officer of the Minneapolis Police what the placement kneeling on his neck, reported Variety.
On Tuesday, four police officers were fired for their participation in the assault on the individual, of 46 years; in a video that circulated online is go to one of the officers kneeling on the neck of Floyd, who asked him to stop because I couldn’t breathe.
The police stood on the neck of Floyd until he became unconscious; an ambulance took him and transferred him to a hospital, but declared dead after a time, published latimes.com.
Prior to the dissemination of the images in networks, a statement from the Police declared the death as the result of an incident doctor.
According to reports, the security elements tried to arrest the deceased under suspicion of forgery. Currently, a team from the FBI and the State Bureau of Apprehension-Criminal is investigating the case, while the Office of the Hennepin County Attorney is working with federal prosecutors to determine whether to carry out a criminal process.
“Enough is enough, is enough!!! What more must happen? How a civil war? What a new president? Do violent uprisings? It is tired! I’m tired! The Country is tired! You have no fear in people when they do this, just show what cowards THEY ARE! And how America really is not the land of the free!”, shared Cardi B on Instagram.
“This is what it means to be black in America. Under test. Convict. Murdered for being black. We are tax conditions for hundreds of years by policies that have restricted our existence and yet we have to continue confronting lynching to modern day. Oh america will never be great until we found a way that works FOR EVERYONE!”, wrote Viola Davis.
Other celebrities such as Ava DuVernay, LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and more shared their support to the family of Floyd and denounced the police brutality.
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