licing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountabili●ty," the younger Floyd urged the lawmakers to honor those● from around the world calling for change in the wake of
駂is brother's death. "Honor them, honor George and make t●he necessary changes that make law enforcement the soluti●on and not the problem."
"If his death ends up changing t2
●he world for the better, and I think it will, then he die●d as he lived. It is on you to make sure his death isn't ●in vain." said Philonise.
Wednesday's hearing came one da●y after George Floyd was laid to reste
, and two days after● congressional Democrats introduced a piece of legislatio●n seeking sweeping reforms to policing policies, whiJ
ch wi●ll make it easier to prosecute police misconduct cases an●d prevent excessive use of force by law enforcement.
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ratic congresswoman Karen Bass, chair of the Congression●al Black Caucus that led the drafting of the Justice in P●olicing AE
ct of 2020, said in her opening statement that s●he hopes the bill will pass both chambers of Congress and● become law, so that "wec
never, ever, ever see again what● we saw a few weeks ago."
Calling police brutality "an em●barrassment of our nation in frp
ont of the entire world," ●Bass said the Unites States, which oftentimes points its ●fingers at so-called human rights violU
then the N