Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

first_imgCrowds demonstrate against police brutality on I-5 in Seattle, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests continue across the country over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. ERIKA SCHULTZ/THE SEATTLE TIMES VIA AP MINNEAPOLIS – Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country convulsed through another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns. The protests, which began in Minneapolis following Floyd’s death Monday after a police officer pressed a knee on his neck until he stopped breathing, have left parts of the city a grid of broken windows, burned-out buildings and ransacked stores.center_img The unrest has since become a national phenomenon as protesters decry years of deaths at police hands. (AP)last_img


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