About This Source - RT
The video item below is a piece of English language content from RT (formerly Russia Today). RT is a Russian state-funded broadcaster.
Recent from RT:
RT published this video item, entitled “Minneapolis U-turns from push to defund police, to hiring more” – below is their description.
The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to give police an extra $6.4 million in funding to hire new officers amid a steep increase in violent crime. Dozens of officers quit or went on leave after the George Floyd protests.
READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/b1tf
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
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.