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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Protesters Carry Coffin Ahead of Derek Chauvin Trial in Minneapolis #Shorts” – below is their description.
Protesters marched in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 7, ahead of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial for the death of George Floyd. #shorts
Footage taken by Instagram user @annttreacy shows pallbearers carrying a coffin and demonstrators chanting.
Chauvin is accused of killing George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 25.
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the jury selection for Chauvin’s trial is set to begin on March 8.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now 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.