The Student Newspaper of Highline College

Floyd

Local police departments say they have been working to address national concerns over police discrimination.

Protests erupted across the country and worldwide last May after Minneapolis man George Floyd was killed in police custody.

Students say Floyd death hits home

Highline students reacted with concern and anger over the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis.

George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, died after he was pinned down by the neck for nine minutes by a police officer in Minnesota on May 25. The incident has provoked waves of protest across the country.