PROTESTERS clashed with police in the US city of Minneapolis today, responding to Monday’s killing of a black man in police custody.
Footage of a white police officer kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, ignoring his pleas for help, was captured on video.
Hundreds took to the streets where the 46-year-old was killed displaying banners reading “I can’t breathe,” the words he was repeatedly heard saying.
Demonstrators were met with a wall of riot police who fired tear gas and projectiles at the crowd.
Those gathered stood defiant in resistance as scuffles broke out. Read more here
Good speech – a fundamental change is needed regarding the treatment of black people in America, but also here in UK:
See also: http://blacklivesmatteruk.com/
Listen to BLMM member Rakeem Noble on BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show, broadcast on Monday 1st June 2020: