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PAIN AND PROTEST: Angry, battle-weary nation mourns police killing of George Floyd

LOS ANGELES — As the city prepared for its fourth consecutive night under curfew orders, unrest over the death of a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis May 25 was starting to subside June 3. Although officials again called for a curfew to curtail violence and looting that began May 27 after Read More…

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Protesters burn flags in D.C. in response to Minneapolis killing

WASHINGTON — Multiple arrests occurred as hundreds of activists marched throughout Washington, D.C. for George Floyd and his supporters May 29. “We are standing in solidarity with our people in Minneapolis,” said event organizer Joella Roberts. “I want to remind you that the system that George Floyd was heading to was just as deadly,” she Read More…

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Minneapolis rioters protest death of George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS — Protests turned violent May 26 as anti-police activists smashed windows and vandalized police cars in response to the death of an African-American man at the hands of four law enforcement officers. George Floyd died May 25 after his arrest outside Cup Foods, a Minneapolis restaurant that reported a customer who paid for a Read More…