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What to watch to learn more about systemic racism as George Floyd protests break out across America

Posted On: 1 Jun 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

What to watch to learn more about systemic racism as George Floyd protests break out across America

Some things to watch if you want to learn more about systemic racism
Following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota in the United States, racism and race issues are at the forefront.
Protests were sparked across the US, and in London , last week after Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes.
Celebrities have been adding their voices and speaking out, whether it's through encouraging people to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement, on social media or attending the demonstrations.
Understandably those who aren't personally affected might want to know more about the engrained, systemic racism that many feel had a hand in Floyd's death.
Here are some TV programmes and films to watch that explain the issue perfectly.
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