Opgavebeskrivelse
Watch the video on nytimes.com/2020/05/31/us/george-floyd-investigation.html (note that you can read a transcript of the video by clicking on the “read transcript” button in the bottom right corner).

While watching, consider the following questions:

Why was George Floyd arrested?
Why did the situation escalate?
What happened to the police officers afterward?
What should happen to the police officers?
How did people react following the killing of George Floyd?
What especially stood out to you watching this video?
What does the incident have to do with race relations in the United States?

Uddrag
Why was George Floyd arrested?
- George Floyd was arrested because he used a “fake” 20-dollar bill, to buy cigarettes from a grocery store.

Why did the situation escalate?
- Floyd said he has claustrophobic and refused to get in the police car. The four police officers then, surrounded him, restrained and compressed his neck.

He was pronounced death on the way back to the hospital after being brutality strangled by four police officers.

What happened to the police officers afterward?
- Derek Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder. Thomas Lane, Alexander Keung and Tou Thao has all been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

What should happen to the police officers?
- They should have been arrested and sentence to death. How did people react following the killing of George Floyd?

- This murder started the movement of BLM (Black Lives Matters), and it is a murder that never will be forgotten.

People are finally standing up for their races, and they want justice for what is happening against people with color- black people.