Black lives Matter Protest around the World-George Floyd Death
George Floyd Death in Police Custody in Minnesota
Black Lives Matter protest have spread around the world after George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes while he was handcuffed face down in the street.
George Floyd was arrested after a shopkeeper called the police on suspicion of Floyd using a counterfeit $20 bill. George Floyd dies after being arrested by police outside the shop. A video showed Floyd being arrested and a white police officer continuing to kneel on his neck for several minutes even after he pleaded that he could not breathe.
Now, the protest has spread all around the world. Here are some powerful pictures.
Terrence Floyd, brother of the deceased George Floyd, leads a protest march over the Brooklyn Bridge, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in New York. Totally peaceful on a sunny day, the group left Cadman Plaza Park in BK for Foley Square in the downtown. 📸/me @AP#GeorgeFloydpic.twitter.com/5mPRAmvtE1
"George Floyd is looking down at us now and he's smiling."
About 60,000 people gathered in Houston to peacefully protest the police killing of #GeorgeFloyd on Tuesday, some on horseback with raised fists. Floyd grew up in the city's historically Black Third Ward. pic.twitter.com/wgfYlp601t