Protests demanding justice for George Floyd spread across US | DW News


A wave of outrage has swept across the United States following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. In Minneapolis, where 46-year-old George Floyd was killed while being detained by police, violence flared for a fourth straight night. Authorities say local police and National Guard soldiers have been overwhelmed by demonstrators. And protestors have taken to the streets of other cities, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Protesters have gathered in New York, further south in Atlanta, and even at the White House to make their voices heard. Police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder in the killing.


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