How You Can Seek Justice for George Floyd and Support the Black Lives Matter Movement
The world is reeling following the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died at the hands of since-arrested Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25. While Floyd's death sparked the nationwide protests and global outcry currently sweeping every corner of humanity, his is sadly only the latest in a long, tragic and deadly line of police brutality towards the Black community.
The fight against racial injustice and state-sanctioned systemic violence towards Black people has been raging on for centuries, only reaching a highly visible boiling point now in our age of social media and body cams. But the fight is far from over.
If you're unable to physically protest (though, if you plan to hit the streets, be sure to know your rights), don't feel lost or overwhelmed: There is plenty you can do, today, to make a tangible impact.
Below, check out five actionable ways you can make a difference right now.