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Salute to courage: 18-year-old girl got Pulitzer honor, video was made of George Floyd’s murder

The Pulitzer Prize Board has honored a young girl with a special mention for making a video of the murder of black George Floyd in America. In 2020, George Floyd was killed by a policeman, after which riots broke out in many cities of America.




18-year-old Darnella Frazier was honored at the prestigious Pulitzer Prize ceremony for 2021, especially for videoing the murder of George by a Minneapolis police officer.

Referring to Frasier, it has been said – Darnella Frasier has done the courageous act of making a video of the murder of George Floyd. People came to know about the brutality of the police after this video came in front of the world. At the same time, the importance of the important role of the citizen journalist in bringing out the truth was also understood.

In addition, the Minneapolis Star Tribune was awarded the award for its excellent coverage of the event, which consistently presented the news well under the Breaking News category.

Apart from this, the New York Times was given the Public Service Award for its coverage of the corona virus epidemic. Online portal BuzzFeed won the first Pulitzer Prize in the International Reporting category.

George Floyd’s death case In

May 2020, a 46-year-old black man, George Floyd, died in Minneapolis when a policeman grabbed him over a minor issue and held his neck tightly. This had killed him. A video went viral in which a Minneapolis policeman was seen placing his knee on George Floyd’s neck.

George Floyd’s hands were tied, handcuffed, but the white policeman kept his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nearly eight minutes. During this, George Floyd kept saying that he was having trouble breathing but the policeman did not listen.

 

Due to the viral of this video, there was a huge anger among the people in America and riots broke out in many cities of America. George Floyd was arrested because he was accused of using a counterfeit $20 note in a local shop.

Parvesh Maurya
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