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Teen who recorded George Floyd's death honored with Pulitzer Prize citation

A chain portrait of George Floyd is part of the memorial for him, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. A chain portrait of George Floyd is part of the memorial for him, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. | Photo: AP Photo / Jim Mone.

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Created: June 11, 2021 02:18 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The teenager whose video documenting the death of George Floyd set off a global movement over racial injustice has been awarded a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes.

Darnella Frazier was cited “for courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality, around the world, highlighting the crucial role of citizens in journalists quest for truth and justice.”

Frazier was 17 when she recorded Floyd’s death in May 2020 at the hands of Minneapolis police.


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