Michigan Nonprofit Association Blog

MNA’s Blog is designed to give you, the nonprofit community, an informal look into the issues currently facing Michigan’s nonprofit sector and an opportunity to share tools, resources and best practices. It’s also a way for us to get to know each other a little bit better through candid discussions of the topics, challenges and opportunities that our sector deals with on a regular basis. Check back daily and participate in the discussions by posting a comment or emailing our bloggers. We love hearing from you!

Remembering George Floyd on the anniversary of his death

One year ago today, people worldwide watched in horror as George Floyd, a Black man was murdered on the streets of Minneapolis, after an officer kneeled on his neck for over 9 minutes. Mr. Floyd’s dying words, “I can’t breathe,” became a rallying cry and sparked nationwide protests, and a racial reckoning against police brutality. He was cruelly robbed of years of life he might have spent with his daughter, family, and friends.

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