George Floyd: His death has caused outrage on social networks | Unsplash

The death of George Floyd, an African American man 46 years old in Minnesota, has caused great outrage on social media and the population of the United States, after a video showed how a white police officer put his knee on his neck for several minutes, while the man asked for help on several occasions.

The video that went viral was published on Mondaywhere you could see George Floyd than he repeatedly told the police that he had been detained “I can’t breathe”, being that minutes later, George He stopped moving and immediately afterwards it is shown how he was placed on a stretcher and transferred to an ambulance.

This act of discrimination by the authority towards an African American man has caused anger, pain, and outrage to various sectors of the American population, sparking protests and violent clashes with police in Minneapolis in full pandemic on Tuesday night.

According to the BBC media, four Minneapolis Police Department officials who were involved in the death of George Floyd they were fired and the FBI He joined the investigation of the facts, opening a new case.

“My brother was screaming for help. I don’t need them to be suspended and able to work in another state, in another county. They should put them in prison. ” Were the words he expressed George Floyd’s sister for NBC Network. While the phrase he says repeatedly George Floyd “I can’t breathe” It became the banner in demonstrations and social networks.

The famous case of the death of George Floyd It has reached all the authorities in the United States and one of the main sectors where the outrage is shown were by celebrities such as Cardi B, Naomi Campbell, LeBron James and Lupita Nyongo, among others.

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