New videos reveal three policemen, not one, pinned him down — George Floyd

Carla Harmon
June 2, 2020

In the aftermath of the despicable, abhorrent, unconscionable murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, at the knee of a white police officer, myriad FBS head coaches have spoken out and spoken up.

The incident led to widespread protests and demonstrations in cities from San Francisco to Boston. After the man passed away after having a knee pressed into his neck by a police officer identified as Derek Chauvin, the sporting world came together to protest about the same.

After Taylor Swift recently called out Donald Trump, Lady Gaga is also questioning the US President in the matter of Geoge Floyd's death.

Floyd, 46, died Monday after he was pinned to the ground - handcuffed and unarmed - by a police officer with his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes as he cried out, "I can't breathe". Taylor was shot and killed by Louisville, Ky., police in March, and Arbery was killed by a father and son in Georgia while jogging in February. "We're at an important moment for our country, and now is the time for us to choose kindness, tolerance, understanding, empathy, and importantly, it's time to leave each other. Every life is precious, and we must understand we have so many more things that unite us than divide us". As Dr. King said, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Black lives matter. We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees, creators and talent to speak up".

Saban was not the only college football coach to make a statement regarding the unrest in the country.

Eric Nam is one of number of other Korean celebrities who have spoken out against the racially charged homicides, including GOT7's Mark, DAY6's Jae, and Crush, among others.

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