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The vigil observed 8 minutes, 46 seconds of silence — the amount of time a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against George Floyd’s neck until he died. (USC Photo)

Saying their names: USC hosts online vigil for Black lives lost

The Trojan Family honors George Floyd and the other Black lives lost to racism and oppression. The vigil included 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence — the amount of time a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck until he died.