The death of George Floyd caused mass actions in several cities.
Protests were held in several US cities, the cause of which was the death of an African-American man, George Floyd, who was arrested in Minneapolis. In many cases, they became violent.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has imposed a curfew in the neighboring cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, where riots continue.
New York City mayor Bill De Blasio addressed citizens, reminding them of the ongoing epidemic. He called for peaceful protests. However, there were several clashes between protesters and the police, and law enforcement officers were pelted with bottles,
Several hundred people gathered in front of CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. The protesters burned the US flag, set fire to a car, and smashed several Windows. One police officer was injured. A man with an emblem of the movement “Black Lives Matter” climbed on three huge letters CNN, standing in front of the entrance, others left various inscriptions on the notes. Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference: “This is not a protest, this is chaos” and called on the protesters to go home.
In the California city of San Jose, protesters blocked part of the highway, destroyed several cars and threw bottles and stones at police.
In downtown Houston, Texas, a demonstration was held under the slogans “Stop police brutality” and “Black Lives Matter.” Police arrested a woman who, according to unconfirmed reports, took out a firearm.
In Washington, protesters approached the White House, which was temporarily put in lockdown mode, and then moved to the Capitol.