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George Floyd

Video of George Floyd's death while in police custody on May 25, 2020 ignited the United States into a nationwide debate about racism, police brutality and systemic racism. Floyd's death led to the arrest of the four officers involved in the Minneapolis, Minnesota incident and sweeping police reforms across the country. Thousands of people participated in Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across the U.S. in the weeks following Floyd's funeral.

Virginia Crowd Cheers Upon Confederate Statue Removal

"Much of the racial tension, strife and protest we're seeing across the country emanates from right here in Charlottesville," community organizer Don Gathers said. "But now we're moving the needle in a positive way."

The Coming Clash on Race at the First Biden-Trump Debate

Some of the biggest debate fireworks in Biden and Trump's first debate battle could come on the issue of race, amid a backdrop of a nation roiled by the killing and shooting of black men by police, and dueling vision's for America.