#1 BLM - George Floyd

This episode focuses on the murder of George Floyd.


Places to donate and petitions to sign:

https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions

Black Voters Matter: https://movement.vote/funds/black-voter-fund/

The George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd  

Act Blue:https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd

NAACP Defense Fund: https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/

Fair Fight: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fairfight-2020-dtd


Recommendations to watch:

  • The 13th 
  • They See Us Now
  • 4 Little Girls
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Freedom Riders
  • Southern Rites
  • The Force
  • The Central Park 5
  • Unseen
  • Traffic Stop


Full report of complaints against Chauvin:

http://mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/High-Profile-Cases/27-CR-20-12646/27-CR-20-12646-complaint.pdf

The Derek Chauvin flyer analysed:

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/derek-chauvin-flyer-accuracy/

How Black votes are being suppressed:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/07/is-america-a-democracy-if-so-why-does-it-deny-millions-the-vote

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/07/black-voter-suppression-rights-america-trum

Sources:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/george-floyd-derek-chauvin-murder-manslaughter-conviction-police-minneapolis-fbi-federal-a9539816.html

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/31/866428272/george-floyd-reverberates-globally-thousands-protest-in-germany-u-k-canada  

https://www.startribune.com/mike-freeman-faces-new-challenge-in-case-against-derek-chauvin/570898612/

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/31/us/george-floyd-investigation.html 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52861726 


 

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