Dave Chappelle Addresses George Floyd’s Death in Powerful Netflix Special

They remain in jail except for Thomas Lane who was released on bail Wednesday. All four officers were fired. While Dave said he didn’t mean to get “heavy” in his return to the stage, the comedian told the crowd that he had to say something. Can you imagine that? That’s what is happening right now.”

Three Minneapolis police officers were later charged with aiding and abetting murder. Who are you talking to? “He called for his mother. What are you signifying that you can kneel on a man’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds and feel like you wouldn’t get the wrath of God? “To find out more about how you can support the Equal Justice Initiative go here.” 

Stories In less than one day, close to 2.5 million people have watched.”Normally I wouldn’t show you something so unrefined, I hope you understand,” Dave wrote in a note posted on YouTube. This kid thought he was going to die. When I watched that tape, I understood this man knew he was going to die.”


Inspiring Moments from Black Lives Matter Protests

The Emmy winner continued, “People watched it. This man kneeled on a man’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. I’ve only seen that once before in my life and it was my father on his death bed called for his grandmother. News. He called for his dead mother. But when I finally watched it, I understand nobody is going home. Now we can defend the case as we intended to.”Another officer, who held his knee on George’s neck, was charged with second-degree murder. “We are happy that he’s out,” his attorney told E! 12, 2020 12:58 PM





Now PlayingUp NextBlack Lives Matter Protests That Are Changing The World

Dave Chappelle is returning to the stage and addressing George Floyd’s death.In a new Netflix special titled 8:46, the comedian appeared in Yellow Springs, Ohio in his first gig since the Coronavirus pandemic cancelled many shows.But instead of cracking jokes, Dave provided some commentary on George’s death, which has resulted in protests around the world for close to two weeks. He remains in jail with bail set at $1.25 million and has yet to enter a plea. And for some reason, that I still don’t understand, all these f–king police had their hands in their pockets. He began by describing his experience living through the Northridge, Calif., earthquake that was “absolutely terrifying.””That earthquake couldn’t have been longer than 35 seconds. “It’s much easier to defend a client who’s out of jail. Anyone who sees this, well they are going to be furious.”

While the special can be watched in full on Netflix, many are also able to view the 27-minute special on YouTube. One of the hardest parts of the tape to listen to, he said ‘please.’ I can’t tell you.  “I didn’t watch the tape for a week. The audience would later clap in support of Dave.”He told the police he couldn’t breathe. by

Mike Vulpo


Fri., Jun. As a man watching another man go through something like that, what it makes you feel like,” Dave shared. He knew he was going to die,” Dave shared, recalling George’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis Police. People filmed it.