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The U.S. city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit with George Floyd’s family over the black man’s death in police custody.CGTN YouTube Channel
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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.