The public’s outrage and anger in the wake of George Floyd’s death will have lasting impact on our society. The Horrific incident happened at the hands of Minneapolis police officer, when he was unconscious and pinned beneath three police officers, who was showing no signs of life.
The Expert video the security cameras and reviewing official documents to come to the conclusion officers took series of actions which violates the policies of the Minneapolis Police Department.
The incident turned fatal, left Mr. Floyd unable to breathe and can be asking for the help from the onlookers. People across the globe has come forward to show their solidarity towards the Black Lives Matter movement.
Ever since outrage grew across the world at the death of George Floyd, the Police Department fired all four of the officers involved in the horrific incident. Sportsperson around the world, have come forward to speak about racism and voiced support for George Floyd, who died in police detention in the United States of America.
The recent celebrity who opened up is none other than is West Indies All-rounder Dwayne Bravo who spoke about racism and heartbroken that the society evil still exist in the 21st century. He is of the opinion that it is high time calling equality among all and respect the people of all colour.
While interacting with former Zimbabwe cricketer Pommie Mbangwa, Bravo raised his views on the killing of George Floyd who was killed during police custody in the United States. Bravo was quoted saying “It’s sad to see what’s going on around the world. As a black man, we know the history of what black people have been through. We never ask for revenge; we ask for equality and respect. That’s it. We give respect to others. Why is it that we are facing this over and over?”
He further added, “I just want our brothers and sisters to know that we are powerful and beautiful. And at the end of the day, you look at some of the greats of the world, whether it is Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan we have had leaders who paved the way for us. Now enough is enough. We just want equality. We don’t want revenge, war. We just want respect. We share love and appreciate people for who they are. That’s what is most important.”
Bravo has played 40 Tests, 164 ODIs and 71 T20Is for West Indies.Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul has opt out of England tour in July. The entire Windies squad will go into self-isolation for two weeks post reaching England and the two The two venues (Hampshire and Manchester) have been chosen for their close proximity to hotels limiting traveling.
West Indies Squad: Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dowrich, Chemar Holder, Jason Holder (captain), Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach