George Floyd

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The agonizing, racially-charged moment was eventually seen by millions of people around the world after it was caught on cell phone video. The outpouring of rage and empathy that followed shook the foundations of Corporate America in an unprecedented way. But DEI and racial equity experts say it's far too early to say whether the business world's pledged commitments to lasting social change will stand the test of time. ...
After George was killed last year I reached out to his family to say I had some idea of their pain. I know it’s terrible to lose a family member to violence, to have to grieve publicly. ...
The two tragedies make for easy inferences about the importance of commemoration. But this is not how trauma works. ...
Left-wing Hollywood activists paid tribute to George Floyd on the anniversary of his death, which sparked violent riots and protests across the country for months on end, proclaiming that Floyd's name is "forever etched in our consciousness" and urging activists to "stay in the fight." ...

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