Teen Gets Pulitzer Prize Citation for Recording George Floyd’s Death
June 13, 2021 4:05PM CDT
The teenager who recorded George Floyd’s death has earned a special citation in this year’s Pulitzer Prize.
The announcement was made today by the Pulitzer Prize co-chair who said the Floyd story highlighted not only the essential role of journalists, but the increasing importance of ordinary citizens.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune won the Pulitzer for its reporting of Floyd’s death and the aftermath.
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