The Sullivan family emigrates from Ireland to New York City as father Johnny (Paddy Considine) chases his dream of being an actor. Living in a small Hell's Kitchen apartment, the family settles into American life despite their deplorable living conditions. Wife Sarah (Samantha Morton) works at an ice parlor while Johnny looks for work as an actor, both haunted by memories of their dead son, Frankie. Daughter Christie (Sarah Bolger) documents the family's American journey with a video camera.
I know it's a lot of people will tell me I should be glad the video went viral, because it reveals The Truth , a deep social and systemic Problem that has been running for centuries in the United States. As A Journalist , what could be more important than me always The Truth ?
But over The Years I have found there is a fine line between the interaction of these terrible deeds and the protection of my Mental Health , especially when The Story is so deeply rooted in My Own Experience . to hearGeorge Floyd was and yells, "I can't breathe" before he died,
When I spoke, Nia Dumas, a 20-year-old African-American woman living in the United States, she told me, she couldn't stop crying after I look George Floyd's last eyes.
Trayvon Martin was the unarmed black 17-year-old shot by a Florida neighbourhood watchman who was cleared of any wrongdoing in 2012 on the grounds of self-defense.
the hashtag has been used many times, as Toni Adepegba, a 27-year-old black Briton, told me when we talked about racism and its impact on Mental Health .
"It was a tough month," He Said , "only weeks since the video of Ahmaud Arbery s-surfaced video. I had hardly happens recovered from seeing the pictures of Ahmaud the killing And Then I saw it again. "
Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was Jogging when he was shot during a confrontation with the father and the son, in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Toni, watching George Floyd's last moments was almost too much to in.
"I have no words to describe this feeling. I felt broken. I was just tired, because these two men could have been me. "
Earlier on the same day, he had observed that other viral video of a white New York woman in Central Park who calls The Police for help after a Black Man , a bird watcher, asked you to lead your dog on the leash, Rules in accordance with The Park .the UK-based camera operator Toni Adepegba: "These men could have been me"
"you knew, you could have detained the man, or even killed with a phone call. "
Toni could not see the entire video of George Floyd.
"My first thought when I saw it, was: 'Why are people just standing there?' But maybe they understood that they could easily be where he was. "More about George Floyd's death
In the last few weeks I have had numerous conversations about whether or not there is any advantage in share these images on Social Media .
born in Paris Laetitia Kandolo is a 28-year-old black woman, whose family is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Reality "
"There were so many emotions. But a few hours later, when it was to blow only air, I went to watch back. He was totally helpless, and I identified with the helplessness. "Laetitia Kandolo, creative director, working between France and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
"We need to find a way to take into account to keep racists", Says Laetitia. "If these videos make those who are privileged to stop because of the colour of their skin and think, then so be it. "The Conversation ?'
"I would like to normalizes know how you feel, what you think, as a single person, or what you contribute to The Conversation , We think that the common use of a post, video, or Retweets of support. We Are beyond that Now . "George Floyd's death, large protests in the US are called" It still plays in my thoughts,'
If Black People come to these videos, they will inevitably see themselves, their families, and their ancestors, that behind a hashtag.
"I have a lot running in the night was when Ahmaud video came out," Said Toni.
"It dawned on me, The High probability that someone could get me to run to see, and you call The Police with the assumption that I'm Running Away from a Crime Scene . It still plays on my mind when I was In America , I would have him. "
"Every black person is a moment," Laetitia Said , "when you realize you are black, which means that the big wide world. "
For them, it was a conversation with her father when she was 18 and wanted to go to fashion school.
"He told me, 'You're black, and as a black person in an artistic sphere, you will fight, you will be Seen on the workers harder than anyone else. "I felt crushed. I screamed and cried. "', His story is also my story "
In My Case , Growing Up as an African in multi-cultural East London , I felt kind of padded of blatant racism at first, But as soon as I had left for University to study journalism, I also deal with the "real world".George Floyd's death
"These images are of historical significance for Black People ; of the pictures of the lynching, the mutilation of The Hands in the Belgian Congo , these images trauma table. They tried to kill us, But We Are Still Here , to fight, To Live . "
to share, I felt the overwhelming pressure to constantly read, to publish, and is active with everything on my Social Media feed about the latest hashtag on a racist killing, to George Floyd video came when I made a conscious effort to me.'your Mental Health is Said to be a priority'
Toni, he also had to find a balance between engagement with the discussions about racism and the protection of its intellectual health.