Film The Cops

American teenager Darnella Frazier summoned up extraordinary bravery to use her mobile phone to film white policeman Derek Chauvin murder unarmed Black man George Floyd in broad daylight. It’s unlikely the cop would have been jailed without Darnella’s damning video evidence.

She was just 17 in May 2020 when the fatal incident happened. But, like every citizen journalist faced with the same situation, Darnella did the right thing. We encourage other people to film injustice, making sure they keep safe and act responsibly.

Here’s her story: