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CHC says George Floyd death shows 'tiny fraction' of what people of color confront in their daily lives

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) condemned the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed this week by Minneapolis…
Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) condemned the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed this week by Minneapolis police.
“America witnessed a murder this week,” Castro said in a statement Saturday. “Floyd was killed by a white police officer after a knee was pressed to the back of his neck for nearly nine minutes as three other officers, all sworn to protect and serve, did nothing to save him.”
Castro added, “This injustice is not the case of a few bad cops, but a completely broken police system that disproportionately kills African Americans and Latinos. We must remember that the videotaping of this horrific incident shows yet a tiny fraction of the police brutality confronted every day by people of color.

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