Anniversary of George Floyd’s murder: Southern Californians reflect on a year of change

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People in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles protest the death of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 30, 2020, Los Angeles, CA USA. Photo by Ted Soqui/SIPA USA

One year ago this week, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis at the hands of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The killing set off the largest civil rights movement the U.S. has seen since the 1960s. For months, millions of Americans took to the streets to protest police brutality and demanded justice for Floyd and others who were killed by police. KCRW talks with Black Southern Californians about how their lives changed in the year since.