“I Can’t Breathe” – The Death of George Floyd and its Effect on American Moral Authority

“I can’t breathe!” 46-year-old black man, George Floyd, cried out as Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressured his knee against Floyd’s neck. On May 25, 2020, after approximately 9 minutes of continued pressure, Floyd died unarmed. He was handcuffed, with his face pressed against the street. Like many preceding cases involving black men, Floyd was not suspected of posing any sort of violent threat at … Continue reading “I Can’t Breathe” – The Death of George Floyd and its Effect on American Moral Authority