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The George Floyd Index

Here’s what you wrote about the racial reckoning of 2020

Flowers adorn a site dedicated to the life of George Floyd. Photo: Getty Images

When George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer Derek Chauvin, the world watched. Over and over and over, we watched. Some watched in glee. They enjoyed it. Others watched in horror. They hated it.

Floyd’s killing was captured on camera a year ago this week. And once again, the…




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