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US lawmakers kneeling for 8mins in silence for George Floyd while wearing Ghana’s Kente fabric

Democratic lawmakers observed the silence for nearly nine minutes, the length of time Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck.

Before introducing the police reform bill today, top Democrats — all clad in kente stoles — knelt together on the floor to honor Floyd and other black Americans killed by police.

Democrats in the House and Senate decided to wear African patterned cloth and take a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd.

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