Published: 26th Jun 2020

Radojka Miljevic, partner at Campbell Tickell, reflects on the death of George Floyd. I can’t breathe. Those words are about the one and the many. George Floyd couldn’t breathe. The event of his death is seared now into our consciousness and no one can say this didn’t happen or it wasn’t like that – it did and we saw it. We can’t forget it. We won’t forget it. We mustn’t forget it. We are now (retrospectively) witnesses to a murder and carry a responsibility to ensure that there is justice for every George Floyd, since one thing we can be certain of is that this was not a unique event, neither unique in the US nor indeed in the UK. The reality is that the experience of many black people for too long has been that they can’t breathe, that they live under a blanket of projected aggression, that the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)