On bended knee in George Floyd’s name

On Monday morning, March 29, 2021, the first day of the George Floyd murder trial, Floyd’s close-knit family, the family’s attorney Benjamin Crump, Rev. Al Sharpton and other witnesses and bystanders huddled closely in cold weather outside the Hennepin County courthouse in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to protest Floyd’s brutal killing on Monday, May 25, 2020.

During the protest, as the clock approached 8:46 AM, the huddled masses all knelt on their knees for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to show the public just how long 8 minutes and 46 seconds is — the amount of time it