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Trauma, Recovery In Minneapolis 1 Year After George Floyd's Murder

Protesters march holding placards and a portrait of George Floyd during a demonstration against racism and police brutality, in Hollywood, California on June 7, 2020. (Agustin Paullier/ AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters march holding placards and a portrait of George Floyd during a demonstration against racism and police brutality, in Hollywood, California on June 7, 2020. (Agustin Paullier/ AFP/Getty Images)

The murder of George Floyd, a Black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer one year ago spurred protests around the world.

But his death — and the video of it — also re-triggered racialized trauma in the people of Minneapolis.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Minneapolis racial trauma expert Resmaa Menakem about how the community is coping one year later.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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