Hertfordshire Equality Council

LET’S COME TOGETHER TO WIPE OUT RACISM

 Hertfordshire Equality Council – board of trustees from different communities wish to issue a message of “solidarity” after “Black Lives Matters” protests continue to take place in the US, UK and around the world.  The protests came about after the brutal killing of George Floyd was captured on video while he was under arrest by police in Minneapolis 13 days ago. Video footage showed George Floyd, 46, being arrested was killed in police custody in Minneapolis and a white police officer continuing to kneel on his neck even after he pleaded, he could not breathe.  Protesters chanted “I can’t breathe” and “Black Lives Matter”. Hertfordshire Equality Council said: “We acknowledge and understand the anger currently felt by so many, especially those from our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, (BAME) and we stand in solidarity with you in the absolute belief that every individual and all communities should feel they

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