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Teen who filmed George Floyd's death gets Pulitzer nod

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The Pulitzer Prizes are the most prestigious awards in American journalism and have been handed out since 1917, when newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer established them in his will.

Several of the winners were recognized for their coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and for reporting on the protests that erupted after Floyd's death in May 2020.

Video Transcript

- In addition, the Pulitzer Prize Board is pleased to award a Special Citation to Darnella Frazier for courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quests for truth and justice.