Black Lives Matter protesters have started gathering in Washington DC for what organisers hope will be the largest demonstration to take place since the alleged murder by a Minneapolis police officer of George Floyd on May the 25th. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
And in North Carolina, where George Floyd was born, mourners have been queuing up to pay tribute at a public memorial.
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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.