Statement from George Floyd legal team after His Name is George Floyd wins Pulitzer Prize
"The civil legal team that had the honor of representing the family of George Floyd shares its sincere congratulations to Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa for receiving the coveted Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction today for their book His Name is George Floyd, which is based off their series of reports for the Washington Post. These two incredible writers took an unflinching look at America's history of racist policies and practices and detailed how they influenced George Floyd's life and death. We admire these top-tier journalists' dedication to this important, nuanced and compelling work. Congrats Robert and Tolu!"
Read more about their Pulitzer Prize in the Washington Post's award announcement.