There have been more clashes between police and protesters, in cities across the United States, following the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis.
The state’s governor says the national guard will be fully mobilised for the first time ever. A police officer has been charged with the murder of George Floyd, but protestors are calling for three other officers who were also there to be arrested.
Kate Silverton presents BBC News reports from Barbara Plett Usher in Minneapolis and from Noth America Editor Jon Sopel.
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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.