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Protests over the death of a black man in police custody have intensified with demonstrations leaving widespread destruction on the streets of Minneapolis.
They’re demanding justice for George Floyd who died after a white police officer knelt on the back of his neck for almost 10 minutes.
Anger is growing across the country with protests in several other states.
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.