10 Questions About Empathy In America, A Year After George Floyd's Death

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2021
From The Left
race and racism, George Floyd death, empathy

"I can't breathe." "I'm scared." For many people, hearing someone say those words would prompt a scramble to help. But not all. It depends who's listening.

A year ago today, the world watched as George Floyd's life was taken from him him in an agonizing 9-and-a-half-minute video — a murder a police officer was convicted of committing. This month, we saw long-suppressed footage of troopers stunning and punching Ronald Greene as he apologized for leading them on a high-speed chase. He too died.

Millions of us watched those videos. But we didn't...

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