Families urge legal changes to prevent more police killings
May 23, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Parents and siblings of Black men killed by police urged people during a discussion in the city where George Floyd was killed a year ago to join them in pursuing legal changes they say can make similar deaths less likely in the future.
The panel, convened Monday in Minneapolis and organized by the George Floyd Memorial Foundation founded by Floyd's sister Bridgett and moderated by prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, was part of a series of events marking the one-year anniversary of Floyd's death on May 25.
Family members of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin,...