Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Darnella Frazier

Teenager who recorded video of George Floyd’s death, wins Pulitzer nod

Darnella Frazier, the teenager who pulled out her cellphone and began recording when she saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by a US police officer was given a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes on Friday for her video that helped to launch a global movement to protest racial injustice.

Teenager who recorded video of George Floyd’s death, speaks on 1st anniversary

A year after she recorded George Floyd’s murder on her cellphone, Darnella Frazier, now 18, released a public statement about her lasting grief over Floyd’s death, and how the trauma has affected her and her nine-year-old cousin, who both witnessed the police killing on 25 May 2020.