Martin Luther King III

2 Civil Rights Leaders Explain Why the George Floyd Protests Are Unprecedented

“There’s a consciousness on the planet now that’s awakened. And you really can’t put that back in the jar,” says Martin Luther King III. He joined LX News along with John Burris, an attorney who has represented the families of Rodney King and Oscar Grant in civil rights lawsuits. 1 year after George Floyd’s death, the energy of 2020 movements has not gone away, King says.