Taking to the streets against police brutality and racial injustice in early June seemed like a natural reaction to the searing video of Floyd.
Protesters stand on top of a burned LAPD cruiser as another burns at 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles on May 30.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)But Floyd’s death — and this year — were different.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)So that video of Floyd?
And why Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, in her acceptance speech, had to talk about what it will take to sustain this mass multicultural movement for Black lives.