George Floyd: the democrats kneel at the u.s. Congress

George Floyd: les démocrates s’agenouillent au Congrès américain

Washington | democrats of the us Congress kneels on Monday to observe 8 minutes 46 of silence in tribute to George Floyd and other black Americans “who have lost their lives unjustly”, before unveiling a proposal for reform of the police.

The president democrat in Congress, Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader Senate democratic, Chuck Schumer, as well as twenty mps, including several elected black americans, had gathered in the “Hall of Independence”, named in homage to the slaves who worked on the construction of its headquarters in Washington, the Capitol, in the 18th century.

8 minutes 46: this is the time that has past a white policeman with the knee supported on the neck of George Floyd, an African-American, 46 years old, up to strangle and kill him on may 25, during his arrest. An event that has led to a historic wave of anger in the United States.

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