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His Name Is George Floyd

Robert Samuels; Toluse Olorunnipa / Dion Graham Robert Samuels Toluse Olorunnipa
The murder of George Floyd sparked a fiery summer of activism and unrest all over the world in 2020. People marched under the Black Lives Matter banner demanding an end to racial injustice. The movement has led many to redouble their efforts and government officials to examine the causes of systemic inequality. Drawing on The Washington Post's in-depth reporting and award-winning series on Floyd His Name Is George Floyd is a definitive biography diving deep into the structural racism that shaped Floyd's life and death. This biography features exclusive reporting as well as unparalleled access to Floyd's family and the people who were closest to the man whose name has become one of the most recognized on the planet. By zooming in for an intimate portrait of this one emblematic life while also assessing the institutions that shaped it the authors deliver a powerful exploration of institutional racism and of a public reckoning of unprecedented breadth and intensity.

  • Published by Random House UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre Autobiography
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 19th May 2022
  • Duration 13 Hrs. 32 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781529193008