A former American hockey player, now a mayor of the city of Grand forks, Brandon Bochenski told about the horrors of unrest in the country because of the death of an African-American George Floyd. His words are quoted Sports.ru
“Now in the US there was a difficult situation — because of unjustified police brutality. A couple of police officers made a terrible offense — people are really depressed,” said Bochenski. He considered that the problems with law enforcement force Americans to take to the streets to Express their protest.
Bochenski was elected mayor of Grand forks on may 10. In elections for athlete voted 49,62% of residents.
Floyd was arrested on may 25 near the grocery store. The police put him on the pavement, one of them pushed the detainee with his knee on the neck. Soon the prisoner died from strangulation. After that, dozens of U.S. cities covered the protest.
Bochenski played in the National hockey League (NHL) for several clubs, including “Chicago Blackhawks”, “Boston Bruins” and “Tampa Bay lightning”. Since 2010, the forward played in the Continental hockey League (NHL) for Kazakhstan “Barys”. Career athlete completed in 2017.
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