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Hundreds demand justice in Minneapolis after police killing of George Floyd

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Protesters clash with police, who deploy teargas and stun grenades, following death of black man at hands of white officer Police and protesters clashed in Minneapolis on Tuesday evening following a demonstration at the intersection where George Floyd was killed in an altercation with several police officers the day before. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city on Tuesday evening to demand justice after Floyd, who was African American, was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck as he lay on the ground during an arrest. Footage of the incident showed Floyd...
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'How long before we strike back?': Ice Cube reacts to death of unarmed black man following arrest in Minneapolis

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

George Floyd died after a police officer knelt on his neck
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George Floyd: Tear gas and angry scenes as protesters take to Minneapolis streets following death of unarmed black man

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Video of black man held down in street by police officers sparked national outrage
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Minneapolis police use tear gas to disperse crowds protesting George Floyd's death

2 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Thousands of people flooded the streets last night to demand justice over the death of a black man, who died in police custody following an altercation with officers.
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George Floyd Death: Four Minneapolis Police Officers Fired

George Floyd Death: Four Minneapolis Police Officers Fired

2 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday following the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died on Monday after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was handcuffed on the ground, shouting that he couldn't breathe. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced their terminations during a news conference. He did not publicly identify the officers. “It is the right decision for our city,” Mayor Jacob Frey said of the firings. “We've stated our values and ultimately we need to live by them.” Bystander video that circulated on social media shows an officer who appears to be white...
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