Keeping the Focus about the George Floyd Protests Across the United States

This past week, anger has boiled over in America, and across the globe, over systemic racism that permeates the nation’s structures of authority and seeing instances of police brutality recorded on video. Just in the last few months, there have been instances of gratuitous violence against African Americans, such as the murder of Ahmaud Arbery who was gunned down by two white men while jogging in Georgia, and of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, who was in her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky, when police burst through and shot her eight times.

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