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MUSC Demands Justice for George Floyd

Though there have been multiple police killings since Eric Garner, mostly by gunfire, I never thought I would again see anything so brutal, so heartless, so casually callous as his murder. This week, I was proven wrong. George Floyd, accused of the very non-violent crime of forgery, was brutally murdered as a crowd watched in broad daylight when Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin decided to restrain him on the ground by pressing his knee into his neck as he held him for arrest.

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