In surprise ‘8:46’ Netflix special, Dave Chappelle blasts police involved in George Floyd death

Dave Chappelle has returned to the stage with his signature blend of comedy and racial commentary. A new special performance appeared late Thursday night on Netflix‘s comedy YouTube channel, filmed last Saturday as nationwide protests continued over the police killing of George Floyd.

The special, 8:46, is named after the length of time former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck, resulting in his death. Chappelle in the special said he couldn’t get that number out of his head because it also happens to be the time of day he was born, per his birth certificate.

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