Tag Archives: Racial Injustice

‘Fear, anxiety a wake-up call’

Trauma of Floyd’s murder still burdens the Black Community On May 25, 2020, an innocent Black man named George Floyd was murdered in the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he kneeled on Floyd’s neck for exactly 9 minutes and 29 seconds. Floyd’s death sparked extreme anger …

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Twin Cities protests impact Minnehaha students in distinct ways

Minnehaha students reached by Black Lives Matter protests The recent protests have had an impact on everyone, from raising awareness and uniting opposing groups to igniting anger and fear. On many occasions we have watched the news cover stories of injustice and reprisals, but watching the media is remarkably different …

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A man who moved a nation

The death of George Floyd sparks nation-wide unrest On May 25, George Floyd, a 46 year old Black man was killed by Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. A ten minute video was released on May 26 of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck while he was handcuffed and laying face down. …

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