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'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N.

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'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N.

'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N.

The brother of the late George Floyd, Philonise Floyd, called on the top United Nations human rights body on Wednesday to investigate police brutality and racial discrimination in the United States.

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