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President Joe Biden will host George Floyd’s family at the White House this week to mark a year since Floyd was killed while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department, sparking the national anti-racism and anti-police brutality movement. Biden will not, however, meet his stated deadline for passing the Geroge Floyd Justice in Policing Act by May 25th, amid concerns that the existing draft measure does not have “teeth.” “President Joe Biden will host George Floyd’s family at the White House on Tuesday,” CNBC reported Sunday. “The visit marks the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death, which triggered international protests against police brutality and racism in the criminal justice system.” Biden has been communicating with the Floyd family for some time, speaking with the family both before and after a verdict came down in the trial of Derek Chauvin, who was charged with murdering Floyd when he knelt on Floyd’s neck for nine minutes during an arrest last May. Chauvin was eventually convicted on three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter. He is awaiting sentencing and is expected to serve at least 12 years in prison.

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