Justice for George Floyd New York City | Thomas Hengge
The death of George Floyd became a catalyst for change, bringing hundreds of thousands of people around the world out into the streets to fight systemic racism and police brutality.
After months of New York City being ravaged by Covid-19, the once-lifeless streets flooded with demonstrators, who put their safety aside to fight for change. All summer and into autumn, protests raged to hold the NYPD and elected officials accountable for systemic oppression and problematic policing tactics used in minority communities.
Organisers continue to fight for a better future. Their efforts have led to a reassessment of policing methods in New York City and record numbers taking to the polls to vote in the presidential and local elections.
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