President Biden plans to host the family of George Floyd at the White House on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death.
Floyd, 46, died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest.
His May 25, 2020, murder sparked months of protests across the U.S. against alleged police brutality and racism.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday that Biden would mark the day but didn’t provide specifics.
The president previously set the date as the deadline for passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a police reform bill that has stalled in the Senate after passing through the House in March.
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The bill would ban chokeholds, end qualified immunity for law enforcement against civil lawsuits and create national standards for policing. Republica
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