Protests against racism and police violence are shaking the United States. The news highlights clashes and illegal activities in big cities, but it's just one scene of what is happening in America today. A Japanese journalist who has been interviewing the local life in the US media will explain the enthusiasm and significance of youth grassroots movement in the suburbs of the United States. (Tomoya Shimura, US journalist)
The police who got on the baton with a helmet on in the streets of New York and Los Angeles collided with a mob crowd.
I think that there are many Japanese who wondered what was happening in America when they saw such a Hollywood movie on TV.
On May 25, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the Midwest, a black man, George Floyd (46), was killed after being killed by a white policeman holding his neck down on his knees. It has developed into a nationwide demonstration.