Protests over the loss of life of George Floyd have unfold throughout dozens of US cities. In an try to comprise the sometimes-violent demonstrations, governors have imposed curfews and dispatched the Nationwide Guard.
The Floyd case has reignited rage in regards to the deaths of Black People by the hands of police and racial inequality. It has additionally opened a divisive political debate between Democrats and Republicans.
President Donald Trump has promised to place an finish to what he calls “mob violence”. Trump has mentioned therapeutic is required, however he has been accused of the oppositie – igniting pressure.
So, can the US overcome its divisions?
Presenter: Kim Vinell
Maurice Jackson – Affiliate professor within the historical past division and African American research at Georgetown College
Kevin Powell – Writer and civil rights activist
Sahar Aziz – Professor of legislation and Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at Rutgers College
Supply: Al Jazeera