Protests Continue Nationwide After Death of George Floyd

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Protesters took to the streets Friday in Los Angeles, New York City, San Jose, Atlanta, D.C. and other major hubs across the country following the death of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcem…

Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that NYPD have been “given a very clear instruction” to “respect peaceful protest,” and reminded protesters of the importance of peaceful demonstration.

Our police officers have been given a very clear instruction: as always, respect peaceful protest. We in this city have a long history of respecting every kind of viewpoint, that is the essence of New York City.The White House briefly went into lockdown amid protests in D.C. NBC News reporter Peter Alexander noted on Twitter around 5:30 p.m. PT that the lockdown had been lifted, and posted video of police in riot gear on the grounds of the White House.

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