WATCH: “The situation hasn’t changed,” says Fo Niemi, Center for Research-Action on Race Relations, a year after the murder of George Floyd. He says Quebec politicians still can’t admit systemic racism exists.
WATCH: Systemic racism and racial profiling in Quebec after George Floyd’s death
Today, a jury did the right thing. But true justice requires much more. Michelle and I send our prayers to the Floyd family, and we stand with all those who are committed to guaranteeing every American the full measure of justice that George and so many others have been denied.
As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, I’ve heard many ask how we can sustain momentum to bring about real change.
I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on Good Morning America today, but after the events in Minnesota with George Floyd I’m in no mood to tell America, good morning.