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Human history is littered with iconic images and film footage. Take your pick

from the atomic bomb erupting over Hiroshima, the assassination of Kennedy,

the fall of the Berlin Wall and so on. In May of last year, another piece of film

footage, albeit an utterly horrifying one, entered the annals of shared human

existence. That was the murder of George Floyd by a state-paid assassin

masquerading as a law enforcement officer, Derek Chauvin. We won’t linger

on the gory details of George’s death – it is so well known and gets worse every

time you watch it or ponder on it.


The US and the rest of the world is now waiting on justice to come crashing

down on Chauvin’s head and rightly so. Passions though are running at

stratospheric levels and the feel of Minneapolis and other major American cities

right now is that of a tinder box. Sadly, American justice has more often than

not let down the black victims of police brutality and allowed the assailants to

literally get away with murder. Surely Chauvin will be convicted of second-