Friday, June 5, 2020 | 11am EST, 5pm CEST
George Floyd’s atrocious murder at the hand of the police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25 represents only the most recent incident of racism and police brutality in the United States. The resulting protests have spread not only across major US cities, but have gone global.
The International Peace Bureau (IPB), the Campaign For Peace, Disarmament & Common Security (CPDCS), and Peace Action have invited three racial justice and peace movement leaders to provide background about the institutional racism and structural violence that led to George Floyd’s murder, as well as the massive resistance to racism and police brutality.
- Karlene Griffiths Sekou, Black Lives Matter
- Lewis Webb, American Friends Service Committee
- Jim Anderson, Peace Action
Moderated by and Joseph Gerson (AFSC) with concluding remarks by Philip Jennings (IPB).