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Live Video: George Floyd Protests Continue in Minneapolis

© REUTERS / JOSHUA ROBERTSDemonstrators hold a Black Lives Matter sit-in to protest the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, outside the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.,U.S., June 5, 2020
Demonstrators hold a Black Lives Matter sit-in to protest the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, outside the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.,U.S., June 5, 2020 - Sputnik International
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Demonstrations that have spanned all 50 of the United States for over a week were sparked by the killing of an African-American Minneapolis resident, George Floyd, who died during arrest, held to the ground by the knee of white police officer Derek Chauvin.

Anti-police brutality protests over the killing of George Floyd by a police officer have continued in Minneapolis on Friday, as all four policemen involved in his death have been placed under arrest

Earlier, a private memorial service for Floyd was held in Minneapolis.

His death has sparked a nationwide wave of protest covering all 50 states and most large urban areas in the US and in several nations and cities abroad.

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