A little girl holds up a sign as “Black Lives Matter” New York protesters demonstrate in Times Square over the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer on June 7, 2020 in New York. — On May 25, 2020, Floyd, a 46-year-old black man suspected of passing a counterfeit $20 bill, died in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes. (Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP) (Photo by BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images)

“I Can’t Breathe:” The refrain that reignited a movement

By Jasmeet Sidhu, Senior Researcher, Amnesty International USA

“I can’t breathe” … three words uttered by George Floyd as his life was extinguished beneath the knee of a Minneapolis police officer have again become a rallying cry for racial justice and police reform in the U.S. and across the globe. In a showing of historic solidarity- the likes of which have not…