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Minneapolis is facing a growing outrage where protesters are clashing with officers in the streets over the death of an African-American man in police custody. Nationwide from Chicago to New York to Georgia, there is mounting outrage over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd, including CNN headquarters in Atlanta.
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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.