How I feel about this situation is not important, but this is what is: you can help. Here are some resources:
1. Contact Officials:
Send a letters to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey or Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz demanding justice, accountability and/or policing changes.
Call County Attorney Mike Freeman at 612-348-5550 to demand a murder charge. Call Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison at 651-296-3353. Call Gov. Walz at 651-201-3400.
2. Sign a Petition:
Justice for George Floyd on change.org. The goal is 6,000,000 signatures. They are currently at 6,800,000... keep signing.#justiceforfloyd on act.colorofchange.org. This petition is to "demand the officers who killed George Floyd are charged with murder." You can also sign by texting "Floyd" to 55156.
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund on gofundme.com. The fund was created to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings and to assist the family in the days to come as they "continue to seek justice for George," according to the description. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd, which benefits his children and their educational fund.
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Donations to this legal organization go toward helping "win landmark legal battles, protect voters across the nation, and advance the cause of racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society." Black Lives Matter. An organization with the mission statement of bringing justice, freedom and healing to black people across the globe. You can become a "Global Member" by donating $5 to support their campaigns. .
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