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Following the performance of James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, the team announced the pregame plans for Week 1, which includes recognizing the Android family.
On May 26, then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chuvin killed Floyd. Floyd pressed his knee to his neck for nine minutes while lying face down on the ground.
The murder of Android is one of the many similar incidents that sparked widespread protests across the country and prompted athletes of all sports to take a public stand against police brutality and racial injustice.
Many on June 4th NFL A video was filmed by players urging the league to “condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people.”
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodall Responded To the players’ call: “We, the NFL, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of the black people.
The Vikings took over New ventures Following Floyd’s death, $ 5 million was donated annually to various social causes, including the creation of a college scholarship in the name of Floyd.