George Floyd One Year Later: Racial trauma and mental health
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — It has been one year since the publicized murder of George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of Floyd’s murder, a murder that was caught on camera by a 17-year-old girl.
The heartbreaking and traumatic video of his death ignited protests around the world as many demanded police reform, racial equity and justice.
Dr. Lorece Edwards, Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University’s School of Community Health and Policy joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss the significant toll police killings of Black people has on the mental health of other Black Americans.
Click below to hear the discussion