Police brutality is an unfortunate fact of life in over-militarized America. It happens every day, to poor and disenfranchised people, black and white. Some even get caught on a phone vid (just search “police brutality compilation” on YouTube). And almost no one sees, and no one much cares.
Why is this death different? Why did this video suddenly get noticed, and not the dozens of other videos of police being brutally violent?The George Floyd Protests – 20 unanswered questions