Surgeon General Jerome Adams said George Floyd ‘could have been me’

US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said George Floyd’s death in police custody “could have been me.” Adams POLITICO’s “Pulse Check” podcast that he and other Black Americans saw themselves in Floyd’s death, which rang familiar to the times he had repeatedly experienced racial profiling and been unnecessarily detained by police and security. “That could be me who is just seen as a black man and not as the surgeon general of the United States — especially if I’m not wearing a uniform,” Adams said on the podcast. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

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