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USA: Thousands fill the streets of NYC to demand justice for George Floyd02:35

USA: Thousands fill the streets of NYC to demand justice for George Floyd

United States, New York City
June 2, 2020 at 22:27 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters took part in demonstrations in New York City decrying the killing of George Floyd on Tuesday.

Large crowds waved Black Lives Matter posters, chanting "No justice, no peace. Fuck these racist ass police!" as they marched from Foley Square up through Lower Manhattan.

The protests appeared peaceful as police stood idly by with little interference.

The demonstrations reportedly began earlier than scheduled in order to dodge an 8 p.m. curfew announced by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Violent incidents from previous demonstrations have been recorded, and Manhattan storefronts were reeling on Tuesday morning from nighttime looting that left retail outlets in tatters.

USA: Thousands fill the streets of NYC to demand justice for George Floyd02:35
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Thousands of protesters took part in demonstrations in New York City decrying the killing of George Floyd on Tuesday.

Large crowds waved Black Lives Matter posters, chanting "No justice, no peace. Fuck these racist ass police!" as they marched from Foley Square up through Lower Manhattan.

The protests appeared peaceful as police stood idly by with little interference.

The demonstrations reportedly began earlier than scheduled in order to dodge an 8 p.m. curfew announced by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Violent incidents from previous demonstrations have been recorded, and Manhattan storefronts were reeling on Tuesday morning from nighttime looting that left retail outlets in tatters.

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