Davis gained nationwide notoriety following a courtroom shootout in 1970 when the 17-year-old brother of prison activist and Black Panthers member George Jackson used guns registered in her name to try to break his brother and other prisoners free during a trial.
Floyd, a Black man, died after a white former Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds while Floyd said he couldn’t breathe.
Mallory admitted that she didn’t watch the video of Floyd’s death, because she finds herself being paralyzed by the trauma of watching Black men die while in police custody.
Garner was a Black man who died after a white officer from the New York Police Department used a chokehold while arresting him on charges of selling untaxed cigarettes in 2014.
The actress then mentioned Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by an Atlanta police officer after Brooks grabbed his taser and pointed it.