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Title

Divis Street, Belfast, 2020

Object Name

PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT

Maker

Bill Rolston (Primary maker)

Description

In May 2020, George Floyd was stopped by four policemen in Minnesota. While three officers looked on, Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck until he died. The Black Lives Matter movement gained international attention and millions of people participated in global protests. Chauvin was later convicted of Floyd's murder.

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2024.2.43

Copyright

National Museums Northern Ireland