Protests continue across the country over George Floyd's death | USA TODAY

Protests have erupted across the country daily since the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police officers.

RELATED: George Floyd protests take widely varying turns

All four officers involved have been fired and officer Derek Chauvin, who kept his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than 8 minutes, has been arrested on third-degree murder and manslaughter charges.

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Protests in the US: Latest developments | DW News

Protests across the United States enter their seventh day, with demonstrations in scores of cities after the brutal death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, in police custody one week ago. The national guard has been deployed in a number of states. Curfews were extended but broken in major cities as police struggled to contain the situtation. The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped hundreds of thousands from taking to the streets. Several people have died amid the unrest. A memorial gathering for Mr. Floyd took place in Minneapolis.

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On May 25th, 2020, Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer, murdered George Floyd, a black man, by driving his knee into George’s neck for 8 minutes and 45 seconds until he died. This film chronicles New York City’s overwhelming response.

Please help me share this film with the world.

A film by: Julian Marshall
Sound design: Geoff Strasser
Special thanks: Bilali Mack

Featuring the voices of:

Cornel West
Killer Mike


“The Candlelight Vigil” by Johann Johannson
“Glass” by Hania Rani / written by Hania Rani used courtesy of Gondwana Records by arrangement with Woodwork Music

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