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USA: 'I can't breathe' - anti-racism protesters hold demo in NYC02:00

USA: 'I can't breathe' - anti-racism protesters hold demo in NYC

United States, New York City
June 7, 2020 at 00:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

An anti-racism protest was held in New York City on Saturday, almost two weeks after the death of black American George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

People chanted "I can't breathe," the words that Floyd repeatedly said while a police officer was kneeling on his neck. The protesters cheered the speakers on stage, holding anti-racism banners with fists up in the air.

Protests sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis have been taking place since May, 26 in the US and around the world.

George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, after officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes despite Floyd saying he couldn't breathe.

USA: 'I can't breathe' - anti-racism protesters hold demo in NYC02:00
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An anti-racism protest was held in New York City on Saturday, almost two weeks after the death of black American George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

People chanted "I can't breathe," the words that Floyd repeatedly said while a police officer was kneeling on his neck. The protesters cheered the speakers on stage, holding anti-racism banners with fists up in the air.

Protests sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis have been taking place since May, 26 in the US and around the world.

George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, after officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes despite Floyd saying he couldn't breathe.

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