George Floyd’s killing dominates political debate in the US | DW News

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A last goodbye to George Floyd. The black man’s death ignited global protests against racism and police brutality. Largely unknown in life, Floyd’s killing two weeks ago after a police officer knelt on his neck now appears to be a turning point in American history. Thousands of people have attended a public memorial for George Floyd, ahead of his burial in Houston. His death while in police custody has sparked protests around the world. US Democratic lawmakers have also unveiled a police reform bill, that would include banning chokeholds.

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