George Floyd

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It is insane to issue bayonets to soldiers for crowd control."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Police officers in Buffalo, New York walk by the motionless body of 75-year-old Martin Gugino as he bleeds from his ear after being attack attacked by officers during a protest on June 5, 2020. (Photo: Screengrab/WBFO)
"If we want to change the culture of police violence against Black and Brown...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"In response to the national outrage, armored vehicles, assault weapons, and...


America rages, reels, mourns. Police riot. A fascist clown bullies and blurts, "MAGA loves the black people." Still, slivers of light appear. Cops join protesters, white women lock arms to shield black compatriots from brutality - "This is what you do with your privilege" - William Barber urges we listen to the country's wounds, which "tell us where to look for hope." And Keedron Bryant, 12, sings a searing song of what it's like: "I’m a young black man/ doing all that I can/ to stand..."