Footage Of Black Muslim Man Who Died In Police Custody Renews Calls For Justice

The family of Muhammad Muhaymin Jr, an unarmed black Muslim man who died in police custody in 2017, has issued a renewed plea for justice as video footage was released showing him screaming “I can’t breathe” and calling “Please Allah” in the minutes before he died.

Allah? He’s not going to help you now.’ That’s what a US police officer told Muhammad Muhaymin Jr, an unarmed Black Muslim man, as he was being pinned down with a knee on his neck until he died. Newly released footage of the 2017 incident has renewed calls for justice. The police officers involved in his death haven’t been fired, arrested or charged.

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