Rashad West was a hardworking teen who became a college athlete and owned his own restaurant by the time he was 26. That restaurant’s surveillance camera told the truth about George Floyd’s murder.
He knew he’d be stepping into a minefield when he released the video.
Although his wife’s anxiety was sky-high, West knew the decision wasn’t about him. Nor was it solely about today or yesterday. More than anything, he did not want his two young sons to grow up in a world that resembled 2020.”
The Man Whose Surveillance Camera Sparked a National Uprising