Here’s Everything You Need to Read About the Racial Reckoning of Summer 2020

The George Floyd Index captures reactions across the entire Medium universe

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1 min readMay 25, 2021


George Floyd’s killing was captured on camera a year ago this week. And once again, the casual, callous nature of a White man taking a Black man’s life shook the country to its core.

Medium’s writers were front and center after this murder, documenting the ensuing moral and spiritual backlash, the protests, the legal issues, and the police. You all analyzed the situation and exchanged important ideas about an important issue. You tried to make sense of things as we reeled from the renewed horrors of modern-day lynchings.

Reviewing what you wrote this last year is a real-time slice of history. Your Medium posts show how a nation processed and continues to process one of its largest challenges. — Adrienne Gibbs

On the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, revisit all that the voices of Medium had to say in response. You can read The George Floyd Index in its entirety via the link below.