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George Floyd Updates: Former Minneapolis Officer Is Charged With Murder

The former police officer seen on video using his knee to pin down George Floyd, a black man who later died, has been taken into custody and charged with third-degree murder.

5/29/2020 9:22:00 PM

Breaking News: Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The former Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into George Floyd ’s neck for about 8 minutes while Floyd pleaded that he couldn’t breathe.

The former police officer seen on video using his knee to pin down George Floyd , a black man who later died, has been taken into custody and charged with third-degree murder.

ImagePolice formed a perimeter around an area that sustained damage during protests in Minneapolis on Friday.Credit...Tim Gruber for The New York TimesACNN reporting team was arrested live on televisionearly Friday while covering the protests in Minneapolis, an extraordinary interference with freedom of the press that drew outrage from First Amendment advocates and an apology from Minnesota’s governor.

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The CNN crew, led by the correspondent Omar Jimenez, was released by the police after spending about an hour in custody. In the moments before the 5 a.m. arrest, Mr. Jimenez could be heard identifying himself as a reporter and offering to move to wherever he and his team were directed.

“Put us back where you want us, we are getting out of your way, just let us know,” Mr. Jimenez told the police officers, who were outfitted in riot gear, as the network broadcast the exchange live.Instead, he and his team — Bill Kirkos, a producer, and Leonel Mendez, a camera operator — had their hands bound behind their backs. Their camera was placed on the ground, still rolling; CNN anchors watching from New York sounded stunned as they reported on their colleagues’ arrests.

Lawyers at CNN reached out to the Minnesota authorities, and the network’s president, Jeffrey A. Zucker, spoke briefly on Friday morning with the state’s governor, Tim Walz.Mr. Walz told Mr. Zucker that the arrest was “inadvertent” and “unacceptable,” according to CNN’s account of the call. By about 6:30 a.m. local time, the crew had been released and was back on television.

“Everyone, to their credit, was pretty cordial,” Mr. Jimenez said of his interaction with the police officers after his arrest. “As far as the people that were leading me away, there was no animosity there. They weren’t violent with me. We were having a conversation about just how crazy this week has been for every single part of the city.”

The network had noted in a poston Twitter: “A black reporter from CNN was arrested while legally covering the protests in Minneapolis. A white reporter also on the ground was not.”Josh Campbell, a CNN correspondent who was also reporting from Minneapolis, said, “There’s a level of heavy-handedness that we’re not used to.”

Kentucky’s governor tied the Louisville protests to slavery’s legacy.ImageA demonstration protesting the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky., escalated on Thursday night, and seven people were shot. The police said it was too early to determine who did the shooting.

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Credit...WDRB.comGov. Andy Beshear of Kentucky said Friday morning that the protests over the fatal shooting by the police of a black woman reflected a city still affected by the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow.He also said that the protesters’ anger underscored distress over the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately affected black people.

Seven people were shot during demonstrations in Louisville on Thursday night as they protested the killing of the woman, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician. She was shot in her home in March during a narcotics investigation. The F.B.I. has said it is investigating the shooting.

“What we have seen is a response to a very concerning shooting of an E.M.T., a young woman who worked to save the lives of others here in Kentucky,” Mr. Beshear said on CNN.Hundreds of demonstrators made their way through the city throughout Thursday evening. Jessie Halladay, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, said the gathering began peacefully but escalated to involve assaults on officers and property damage.

Videos posted on social media appeared to show shots being fired while demonstrators surrounded a police vehicle. It was too early to determine who was responsible, the Louisville Metro Police Department said. Mr. Beshear said the protests began as a demonstration to honor Ms. Taylor and demand justice for her.

“Some other folks, very late, more than three hours in, came in and ultimately instigated and caused some actions and turned it into something that it should not have been,” he told CNN.Mr. Beshear read a statement from Ms. Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, that called on protesters to keep demanding justice but to do it peacefully.

“‘Breonna devoted her own life to saving other lives, to helping others, to making people smile and to bringing people together,’” he read. “‘The last thing she’d want right now is any more violence.’”Hours before the protests started in Louisville, Mr. Beshear said the fatal shooting of Ms. Taylor pointed to flaws in the “no-knock warrant” system that the police used to enter her home.

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Authorities had initially charged Kenneth Walker, Mr. Taylor’s boyfriend, with attempted murder for shooting a police officer in the leg during the intrusion.Mr. Walker told investigators that he did not hear police announce themselves and was terrified when the door was knocked down.

On Friday, Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, said that the police officers involved in George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis “look pretty darn guilty,” calling the incident “a hideous crime.”But Mr. McConnell, a Louisville resident, condemned protests in his hometown and across the country, telling reporters

that violence was “not helpful.”“I think what’s happening in Louisville and in Minneapolis really needs to stop,” Mr. McConnell said.“This senseless violence and reaction to this is not helpful. But you can certainly understand the outrage.”Many police departments have sought to ban the use of neck restraints.

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Outrageous that Hong Kong failed to impose curfew during one year’s violence due to the pressure of the USA, while 25 American cities imposed curfew last night after only a few days of protests. Yes one of them charged with murder! Third degree murder what an insult to the memory of George Floyd. All four of those men pretending to be police officers should be charged with first degree murder and nothing less. We cannot let police think for one minute their free to kill!

Feel it what u been doing to others; thanks god Where’s a list showing all the peaceful protesting that’s taking place? What about the kind things protesters are doing for each other and their communities, like standing guard to protect property while showing support for the cause? Invest with RunorGold

'[P]ressed his knee into George Floyd's neck.' Which dipshit wrote this? Fire them. When the state murders it citizens it is no longer legitimate. We no longer have obligations to the American state. The police is now the enemy of the people, an armed and occupying force, serving the forces of white supremacy. From Hobbes to Locke, we have learned this. Resist!

You’ve got it wrong. There are no cops or guard anywhere. Only criminals looting and burning our city to the ground while leaders GovTimWalz and MayorFrey hide with their tail between their legs MNriots walzshouldresign This is what cities look like after Democratic party rule. 😑 Why arent you reporting on this? This NY cop should have been fired. This was a covid social distancing incident. GeorgeFloyd

از: شاه_والا به: پرزیدنت_ترامپ_عزیز لطفا به مردم خشمگین و شاکی از وضعیت کووید_19_ساخت_هلند گیر ندهید . مرگ یک سیاهپوست فقط بهانه است برای ملت_خشمگین . همه مردم جهان بدنبال مقصر اصلی و مجازات هلندیها هستند پس ب52 را بلند کن تا یک ننه بمب11 تنی نثار آمستردام و بیت رهبری کند. The Times has printed one race baiting article after another. Congratulations! you got what you wanted.

Wkwk, like that... Cogitionas pheonam nemo patitiur. Asikkk His accomplices are still free Go figure. Democratic City. Cuomo and DeBlasio fail miserably when called to lead, Minnesota says “hold my beer.” Fogo nos Fascistas. Imposing a curfew is probably the dumbest decision the Minneapolis major could make. It will cause even more protesters in other states to go out on the streets in solidarity, which is a catastophe with respect to coronavirus spreading.

Surely those other officers who stood and guarded over their colleague in the merciless killing of George Floyd are accomplices and equally guilty? GeorgeFloyd Why are you not covering this? He was apparently ID'd as a member of the Police... Profit Solution. business PROFIT You mean 'the officer who killed him', right? Of course you can't just come out and say it. Reporting the facts would be crazy.

How can white people help? There is a momentum right now. How can we best help? I am my brother's keeper. Violence should not be the answer by doing more violence! See YouTube video 'Suspicious Man Breaks Window & Start Minneapolis Riots' Rioters and thugs burning people’s businesses and homes. Bye bye affordable housing

I'm noticing alot of white people out there. Welcome Here is a partial thread I copied from Twitter I entitled it-- HOW TO PREPARE to grieve and COMMIT CRIMES, EVADE POLICE, 'while protesting' under the banner of BLM. These people will riot because they know no other way than violence. Where are the looting photos?

These people did not care about the crime! They stole everything they could and destroyed de city! Murder in 3rd grade. That means he is charged like it wasn't his intention to murder him... What a joke. Let's see how Minneapolis reacts... CORRECT YOUR HEADLINE, NYTIMES: ...THE OFFICER WHO *MURDERED* GEORGE FLOYD -- NOT PRESSED HIS KNEE INTO HIS NECK FFS

Strange.... where are the pictures of the looting and huge fires? You sure seem happy about it BlackLivesMatter justice Omg shutttt uppppppp This is what protests against racism and police violence looked like across the U.S. on Thursday night. they get what they freakin deserve Of course protests have spread. These people are fighting for their lives. They aren't poser patriots in camo or cosplaying cowboys. Still like trumps policies?

Daniel 12:1 speaks of the times we live in. The Great Distress has entered the nations, Coronavirus has crippled the economy, the USA will rise again if we return to the LORD. Please welcome to the ongoing Global Word Expedition Blur out the faces of protestors or don’t post them at all Update: The mayor of Minneapolis has imposed an 8 p.m. curfew that will extend through the weekend

Correction: This is Riots, civil unrest, and domestic terrorism looks like. There I fixed it for you We watched someone burn down the taco restaurant on tape. No one said a word as this guy or girl lit it up. I'm not sure if it was a taco place. Quickly listen in to this program before it ends No social distancing? Oh...I forgot...on to a new narrative now that the pandemic has been shown to be a manufactured scam. Soros brought his storm troopers to the fray. Paid Antifa thugs who could give a shit about the average black person.

So you are implying that every person in these photos, destroying property, chasing cops, we're fighting for civil rights? What sharp crack journalism. You take greater liberties than the CCP or the USSR propaganda machines. Don't show their faces, they could be tracked down and harmed Riots The racism is like cancer. Stop. Need justice!!!!

Anyone who took 101 in crime investigation and looked this photo would say, one officer choked him 2 death and the other officers helped him as accomplices to the crime by holding his body not to escape chocking, but one arrest so far and the others are free.. Where is the law? You spelled 'violence and destruction' wrong.

Was GeorgeFloyd asphyxiated? Or was he more quickly rendered brain dead with a modified illegal choke hold cutting off blood to the brain with the knee on the side of the neck? Waiting for this to be Trump's fault. knowledgeispower RISE UP. SMASH THE SYSTEM. America, you're out of control. Some people aren't protesting, that take advantage of the situation, loot. And then let the media blame it on the blacks.

FridayWordExpedition Everyone on Earth must obey this voice.The only way to solve the Coronavirus is repentance. Prepare the way.The Messiah is coming. One thing should be becoming crystal clear, this is bigger than just one black mans murder at the hands of the police state. RIPGeorgeFloyd There are ongoing protests in multiple US cities with many more planned.

REVOLUTION! NYTIMES, get your shit together...these ARE NOT PROTESTS. They are RIOTS! Why don't you show the cities burning down, the women being raped and kidnapped, and the people firing bullets off into crowds? Protests? Media sure likes to give protesters a bad name. Nope this is what thuggery, exploitation of a murdered man, entitlement, and racist thugs look like. No one did this for Tony

Is Trump vile, the vilest, or he's just ordinary vile, like Jeffrey Eipsten of presidency vile with how he's handled GeorgeFlyod death, surely u can agree now IvankaTrump that only ur white rich privilege & proximity 2 him is saving u from experiencing what Americans experience Yet, the real question of the day is: Will the Mainstream Media keep backing Democrat Politicians in Minnesota or elsewhere in America that only tramples on their Freedom of the Press? Just like Twitter does to Conservative Americans?

So I didn't want my kids growing up in a 'racial jungle' ... whoopdy frickin doo!? Protesting for what? Where are the burning buildings, destroyed businesses? Is there any proof the cop was racist? Why is it not an example of police brutality? Has NYT no learned the lesson of Ferguson? Looking around us, many unsightly occurrences have taken place. The question you ask yourself is 'Have I stored up treasures in the Kingdom of GOD in Heaven? Is my name Written in the Lamb's Book of life?'. Why ought we to ask ourselves these questions?👇

It's 4:08 pm. Why haven't you called for Trump's resignation yet? If somebody kill by police , that officer need to be take custody ASAP. That’s helps to stop further escalation. We stand with you all. Enough, is Enough!!! No one's life should be taking like this. Are we a christain nation, as said? I don't think so. When folks who claim to be pastors keep their mouths shut to the injustices and the worst corruption off the administration at the moment.

Say no to all actions taken to limit your freedom. Covid 19 WHAT IS 3rd DEGREE MURDER? ON THE VIDEO I SAW A FIRST DEGREE MURDER!!! Those Racists, Supremacists, Equal at Nazi Regime. 3rd grade? Haters of the teachings of Christ of love for your neighbor regardless of color or ethnicity those are you. The Judgment of God will not depart from you or your governments. What a Shame..😱😡🤬

Sad. Just so sad where the US is heading. FridayWordExpedition Corona virus indicates the end time. Time is over. Here's the voice of the prophet who prophesied Corona virus 4years ago. Prepare the way. The Messiah is coming! Hope he’s in General lockup. Probably not as he wouldn’t last a second. Mobster and russian spy Trump: Our great coalition with coronavirus and corrupt GOP has already killed 104 000 Americans, but we also need military to take part in depopulation regarding demonstrators on the streets. ImpeachTheMF ImpeachTrump ImprisonTrump

George F. was already in handcuffs, he didn’t even fight back . Chauvin can’t even said it was self defense nor unitenionally, etc. We want to hear Chauvins side of the story, even though; we all saw it in a video. TruthMatters First degree murder but thank the lord for mobiles i hope your children receive the same treatment 🤮

Dey should do more than dat the other officers were clearly principals in the second degree to murder. this is literally a prima facie case for accomplice liability!! I am glad action has been taken. Anyone who puts their knee firmly upon the neck of another human being fighting for their life for 8 minutes should face a higher charge and the three others officers involved should be charged as accomplices icantbreathe

mikefreeman better fuckn charge em. All 4 murdering bastards. Look at this f**** guy... it looks like it PAINS him to make this announcement... 'Here ya go, here's a 3rd degree charge to pacify you thugs'. Get over it .He is walking free . Everyone saw a 1st degree . It's was brutal!! Manslaughter It's a joke

This is a step in the right direction, but it's coming far too late. The citizens of Minneapolis literally had to set fire to their city to see this murderer charged. Perhaps without the rioting he would've walked away without seeing any jail time. Now for the other 3. Wondering what they are investigating.

good He probably won’t even spend up to 7 years in prison heck he might even go scot free. LIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! protectivecustody ChargeThemWithMurder whitemenarejealousofblackmenbecausetheirpeniseslooklikeclitorises fearofablackpenis butgivethembacktheirnastylepersmutwomen 👏🏼👍🏼 What a joke of a justice system!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's about time. Why 3rd degree murder? I don't know. But it's about time. Why did it take so long? Why weren't his other 18 complaints noted? Why so long? Why so many deaths? They needed all that evidence? Experts and shit when there is literally a videeoo 3rd degree means he didn't mean to be kneeling on his neck for 8 minutes. What a disgrace. This was MURDER.

About time.... It's 1st degree murder. Chauvin had 5 whole minutes and more to take his knee off George Floyd's neck before George died. That was pre-meditated murder. He had 5 minutes to change his mind. I am not sure about this guy doing the prosecuting. Not really liking his answers. 3rd degree murder?

lo que paso conGeorge es inaceptable first degree* He should ave been tried with murder of a higher degree, the man told him repeatedly 'You're killing me' and Derek Chauvin did not stop killing him until he was dead. How is that not first degree murder of a man who was in cuffs and wedged up against a car.

wow... 4 days..? If i strangled someone in public in front of 3 officers while someone recorded the whole thing, not only would i be put in jail immediately, i would have been charged within a day. What took them 4 days? What a joke. They probably just arrested him to protect him Deserves to be punished to the full extent of the law

And charges of other officers are expected Just a shameful move to charge with 3rd degree. Is unacceptable murdering a man while standing still and chilled with hand in pockets and be charged with 3rd degree. Dont buy it Minneapolis, ask justice! This is a joke, I can’t believe fuckkkk It was 1st Degree! Murder with intent! Another White Privileged Cop! They riot again! NOJUSTICENOPEACE

Wow. You're terrible at this. My how far the grey lady has fallen all just to placate an authoritarian and his cultists followers that absolutely despise you anyway. Yessss👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 I honestly don't think they would've arrested him at all if there weren't any protesters. The protests got the attention of the entire world.

This guy isn’t going to last more than a month in prison, before he winds up in the morgue Neanderthals, would never happend any other places in The Hole World! I guess the DA is trying to go with a charge they hope will stick. I just wonder if the charge would be the same if it were a black officer with his knee and full weight on the neck of a white man who was already handcuffed.

yet no justice. no riots... crickets... for Tony Third degree murder means you killed someone accidentally Kneeling on a neck and staying there for 8 minutes until you take their life is 'accidental'? Apparently so if he’s of a different race and you’re a white officer in America BlackLivesMatter GeorgeFloydWasMurdered

36 hours too late. Trial and sentencing, trial and sentencing.... 🤔 So, rioting, vandalism and wanton looting and destruction of property was required to do what even kindagerten children knew from the very first day? It's a shame. He's not the first cop to be charged. This is gonna end like all the rest, aquitted.

Wtf took so. Long. And the other 3 the same charges.. his should be 1st degree murder Police brutality happens everywhere, hold all accountable for murder. See if ppl don't fight, the justice won't come. Ppl hv power should know your power is from people. Hope that everyone can be treated respectfully as a human.

👍 Too long - they were accomplices Arrest their ass if this accident, have happen in China.the all protesters would have bean shot with in one hour by the CCP and the rest of the world have never known about it. I bet it did move with speed cause the people 💪🏽🔥💪🏽🔥💪🏽🔥💪🏽 said stop fucking with US 💋💪🏽💋

Question - Once you’re charged with 3rd degree, can it be replaced by 2nd or 1st degree murder? Or is this final? not enough Good, now execute him. 😡😡Fight for Floyd🇺🇸America Third degree? That's it! The system in this country is a joke! Shame the lethal injection isn’t in that state YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS. 'PRESSED HIS KNEE'? ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MINDS? CHECK YOUR VOCABULARY. COULD YOU POSSIBLY HAVE FOUND A MORE BENIGN WAY TO DESCRIBE THE HORROR OF WHAT CHAUVIN DID TO GEORGE FLOYD? SHAME ON YOU.

raise the degree, it was fucking intentional. BlackLivesMater The other 3 officers should also be charged. They knew exactly what was going on and must have heard Floyd say he couldn't breathe and did nothing. They are complicit. The family must fight that this is not swept under the carpet. 'pressed his knee?' Wow. Is that how the NYT describes an execution caught on tape? Euphemisms are not a sign of good journalism

3rd degree seems light. Charges are one thing, the real news will be the sentence - and I hope it’s the maximum. The other officers should face charges too. All I want is at some point, for this GutlessMotherfucker Chauvin to be put into the general prison population and let further justice take care of itself.

Hey, , Why are you running a picture of the protests instead of Chauvin's face when you're talking about his arrest. Who exactly are you criminalizing here? 3rd degree?! As he begged for his air?! As he begged for his life?! As these cops stood by and did nothing but continue to deny him his ability to breathe?!

It's 2:39 pm - why haven't you demanded Trump's resignation yet? franklinleonard Not enough AllFour maggieNYT Justice will not be done till the other 3 are charged with murder and they are all convicted!!! maggieNYT There's no way you can mistake the fact that without the rioting, he would not have been arrested. A recorded murderer would not have been arrested.

Not enough do better 😑 Third degree murder It's fucking first degree murder!!!!!! Bullshit This isn't enough! Oh, he acted in isolation did he. Glad to hear that no one else was responsible, and that this act was merely reckless. Should we just change the laws to state explicitly that murdering black people will be judged less harshly, or are we just going off court precedents here

Remember after every storm, comes a Rainbow!💋🌈 And what about his 3 accomplices? maggieNYT 'without intent to effect the death of any person” Without intent? NOPE. He knelt on the neck of a man he knew and worked with, with his hands resting on his thighs or in his pockets. maggieNYT And the other 3 officers? lockthemup

modooborahae It was about time! 😡 Now persecute the other officers who were there but didn't intervene. The whole world is watching how the US takes care of their citizens. BlackLivesMatter Nobody worries about wearing masks anymore sad Better: Breaking News: Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The former Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck for about 8 minutes UNTIL Floyd DIED.

25yearsisnotenough BlackLivesMatter JusticeForGeorgeFlyod ZAMIESZKI ZBIOROWA PANIKA WKONCY ACZYMNA SIE WKONCU Ta bien Uniting America one cop arrest at a time. Three to go. morgncam Well you just can't do things like that when will the SSS (smirking sociopath sidekick) be arrested? Third degree Murder ? this wasn’t a heat of the moment kill he kneeled on that guy‘s neck as he said he couldn’t breathe that’s Murder with intent to kill that’s second-degree or first-degree murder at the very least

this ain't it! Yes!!!! ONE DOWN 3 TO GO! And never forget that this is all window-dressing until the trial convicts and they go to prison! 3rd is not enough. Good move. A new video shows 3 of the 4 cops kneeling on the victim, a modern day lynching in plain view. 25yearsisnotenough jaclyntaylor_18 That’s not third degree murder and manslaughter. He should have been arrested immediately for first degree murder.

Well done. It’s about justice. When will the others be charged? 3 more to go. stop stalling you know damn well all 4 of those 'men' are guilty Eight minutes is a long time. What was everybody else on the scene doing for eight minutes while this was happening? Horrible.

George Floyd Updates: Former Minneapolis Officer Is in CustodyBreaking News: Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd ’s neck while Floyd pleaded that he couldn’t breathe, is in custody. Charges haven't yet been announced. We see the resultsof economic inequality everyday in anger bitter divisions between working poor over what they see as limited resources in a $20 trillion economy controlled by a few billionaires. A basic income essential to unifying society calming tensions This is not enough. What about the 3 officers who watched him murdered Floyd’s? JusticeForGeorgeFlyod What dies the headline leave out the fact that Mr. Floyd was killed?

Live updates: George Floyd protests spread nationwideProtests following the death of George Floyd , a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a Minneapois police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates. Arrest them already. Video proof. 10 minutes of murder and 3 accomplices. How are you going to respond to the fact that the police would not tell them why they were being arrested after several requests from several arrestees? You have essentially participated in a police state arrest of the media. This governor is such a pansy trying to plead with the looters and property destroyers. Jus bring out the billy clubs and fire hoses. That will end these violent riots real quick and make these people think twice before they want to burn down the next community.

George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis: Live UpdatesLaw enforcement officers across the U.S. have begun to speak out on social media about the death of George Floyd , with many condemning the Minneapolis officers involved. well any of them applauding it need to be fired. Now ask them off the record, identities undisclosed. Would the consensus stay the same? Good for them - the 'good' cops need to stand against this disgusting behavior and throw 'bad' cops under the bus as needed! This culture needs a change!

George Floyd Minnesota protest updates: Governor activates National GuardThe police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd 's neck was involved in 18 complaints prior to being fired, according to records released by the city. Just out of perspective, because I don’t know, how many complaints does an average police officer receive each year? 18 complaints? 18 opportunities to save George Floyd's life. 18 is a lot of complaints. The person who dealt with these complaints needs to explain why the 19th ended in murder.

George Floyd Minnesota protests updates: No charges announced as officials ask for 'patience'The Department of Justice has made the investigation into Floyd's death a 'top priority,' Erica MacDonald, attorney for state of Minnesota, said at a press conference. Let’s here the whole truth. So if you don’t get you way it’s ok to trash a city... To the FBI: I say BS. The video of the murder is more than needed to warrant arrests. Your just wasting time to fraudulently placate & blow smoke up the Minneapolis community. Trump & Barr ordered you to bury it! Get these thugs of the streets even as civilian This was the second rather obvious misstep by the authorities in the wake of the killing. They know it and so do we. However violence protest is less effective than persistent, unrelenting civil disobedience. Don’t squander this opportunity. minneapolisriots GeorgeFloyd

George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis: Live UpdatesProtesters breached a police precinct, clashing with officers as demonstrations escalated for a third night after Mr. Floyd’s death. Rallies were also held around the country. Si George Floyd no hubiese estafado con billetes falsos a un comerciante, seguiría vivo. You can't keep treating people like shit and not have them fight back and release their anger. Good