MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Violent protests erupted overnight in several U.S. cities as protesters vented their anger on the murder of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis this week after when a white police officer knelt down on his neck.
From Minneapolis to New York City, Atlanta and Washington, protesters clashed with police in a rising tide of anger toward treating minorities by law enforcement.
Protests erupted on Wednesday night, though prosecutors announced on Friday that filming police kneeling on Floyd's neck, Derek Chauvin, were arrested for third-degree murder and murder.
Three other officers were fired and are being investigated in connection with the Monday incident, in which a furious fury that civil rights activists said boiled over in Minneapolis and cities across the land. country of persistent racial inclination in the criminal justice system of the United States.
In Detroit at the end of Friday, a 19-year-old man was shot dead in a demonstration by a suspect shot from a sports car and then fled, local media reported. The police were unable to immediately comment.
Many protesters chanted, no justice, no peace, and some signs of reading, brutal police The last police and I won the screams until everyone could breath.
In the video of Floyd's death, filmed by an outsider, the 46-year-old could be heard repeatedly pleading with the officers and telling them he could not breathe.
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