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Watch Dave Chappelle Discuss George Floyd’s Death, Police Brutality & More In Surprise Comedy Special

12 June 2020
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Dave Chappelle is known for his socially and politically charged comedy and during a recent event, he used the opportunity to speak on the recent events regarding race relations in the U.S – titling his performance 8:46 to emphasise how long former officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck.

Dave begins his set by passionately reflecting on the unjust murder of George Floyd whose death has sparked protests across the world.The comedian then goes on to discuss why he hasn’t publicly spoken out on the incident, before giving a brief history of police brutality in the States, mentioning Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and more victims who have died from lethal force from law enforcement.

There are hints of comedy during the performance but ultimately, Dave is thought-provoking and sincere throughout.

Watch what Dave has to say in the video above.