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George Floyd's Death: How a Knee to Neck Move Resulted in a Too-Familiar Tragedy

NYTimes.com Friday, 29 May 2020
Police departments have tried to ban or severely limit the use of chokeholds and neck restraints. But in Minneapolis, a knee pressing on a neck led to a man’s death.
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