Events Leading Up To George Floyd’s Death: Heart Breaking Real Life Poem

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He called out to his Mom who died two years ago on this same day😭😭😭😭😭RIP Handcuffed. Face Down, Knee on his neck. They did nothing.

This poem is dedicated to George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020, after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes while he was handcuffed face down in the street.

George Floyd
Black lives matter

He called the officer “Sir.” They did nothing.

He begged for his life. He begged for water.

He begged for mercy. They did nothing.

His nose bled.

His body trembled.

He lost control of his bladder. They did nothing.

He cried out, “I can’t breathe.” They did nothing.

Twelve more times.

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.”

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.”

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.”

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.”

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.”

“I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.” They did nothing.

One last time, he gasped, “I can’t breathe.” They did nothing.

He lost consciousness. They did nothing.

A firefighter demanded they check his pulse. They did nothing.

Off-duty medical personnel begged them to stop. They did nothing.

Deprived of oxygen. His organs screaming. His brain frantic. They did nothing.

They watched George Floyd die. His life fading. A slow death. They did nothing.

A lynching on the ground. They did nothing.

For eight agonising minutes. Four officers watched.

He cried out for his Mom… A grown man… Crying out for the woman who gave him life….

As he feared joining her in death. And still they did nothing.

A black man. A gentle giant. Murdered because he was black.

And still, they’ve done nothing..

The officers should be arrested. And still they’ve done nothing.

Don’t be too heartless to type REST IN PEACE Rest In Peace. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 May justice be served. Keep sharing to everyone and all groups on Facebook DON’T BREAK THE CHAIN. LET’S REACH MILLION SHARES.

BLACK IS HUMAN TOO.

NO HUMAN BEING IS MORE HUMAN THAN ANOTHER HUMAN.

By Mustaqim Abdullah

Precious Eshun

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