May 28, 2020
Protests erupted in Minneapolis for the second day in a row on Wednesday over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck.
One Dead As Minneapolis Protests Erupt After Death Of George Floyd
The demonstrations turned violent in some areas following a daylong protest outside a police station where officers used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse attendees. Some people later began looting stores as night settled in, setting an AutoZone retail outlet on fire and carrying goods out of a vandalised Target. Police said early Thursday one person was shot and killed at a pawn shop by the store’s owner as officials urged residents to go home.
“Please, Minneapolis, we cannot let tragedy beget more tragedy,” the city’s mayor, Jacob Frey, said early Thursday morning per The Minneapolis Star-Tribune. He continued: “Yes, we’re reeling. We are reeling, and I understand the anger and pain, and we need the public’s help in keeping the peace tonight. We need that in order to get through this together.”
Frey had called for charges to be filed in Floyd’s death earlier in the day.Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo told Fox 9 News on Wednesday that a majority of the protesters had been peaceful, but said some had caused “significant property damage” and used Molotov cocktails.
As protests continued to rock Minneapolis on Wednesday, Jamar B Nelson, a veteran community activist, told The New York Times that the Black community long had a fraught relationship with police. “The truth is we do not have a good history,” Nelson said. “The biggest complaint is that the community feels the Police Department is racist, bigoted and uncaring about the Black community.”
Four Minneapolis Police Department officers were fired on Tuesday after a shocking video of Floyd’s arrest began to spread around the nation. In the clip, Floyd, who was detained on suspicion of using a counterfeit $20 bill, can be seen pinned to the street as an officer presses his knee into his neck, saying: “Please man, I can’t breathe. I cannot breathe. I cannot breathe.” 
His eyes later close and he stops speaking as onlookers shout at the officers to help him. Police later called for an ambulance but Floyd died shortly after arriving at an area hospital.
The death sparked immediate comparisons to the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was confronted and killed by two white men while jogging in Georgia earlier this year.
Protests over Floyd’s death also broke out in Los Angeles on Wednesday as demonstrators blocked traffic on a large freeway and clashed with police.Minnesota Governor Tim Walz urged citizens to protest peacefully earlier Wednesday, saying residents’ feelings of “anger, anguish and disillusionment are justified.” 
“If you plan to turn your pain into action by joining a public demonstration, please do so peacefully and safely to protect your own health and the health of the people around you,” Walz wrote on Twitter.
Later that night, however, the governor said the situation had evolved into an “extremely dangerous” confrontation and asked people to leave so paramedics could get to the scene.The situation near Lake Street and Hiawatha in Minneapolis has evolved into an extremely dangerous situation. For everyone's safety, please leave the area and allow firefighters and paramedics to get to the scene.— Governor Tim Walz (@GovTimWalz) May 28, 2020Walz’s office told the Star-Tribune late Wednesday around 60 State Patrol troopers had been called in to help quell the demonstrations.
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Can Lea Michele’s ‘mean girl’ behavior be forgiven? | Page Six Celebrity News
July 03, 2020
Sp-hyaacIB0
Will the 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' be canceled? | Page Six Celebrity News
July 01, 2020
w6fF_hmLmw4
Heather Rae Young reveals first impression of boyfriend Tarek El Moussa | Page Six Celebrity News
July 06, 2020
zB6PN6htngQ
'Perry Mason' Star Tatiana Maslany Talks Playing Sister Alice on the HBO Show
July 06, 2020
o0CoX0KQuBc
'Picard' Lead VFX Artist on Taking the 'Star Trek' Franchise Into the Future
July 07, 2020
rSLI5OJoXuM
'Succession' Composer Nicholas Britell on How He Crafted the Music of Season 2
July 03, 2020
xgJUmZgGHUI
Trump Wants Bubba Wallace to Apologize Over Noose 'Hoax,' Wallace Responds | TMZ
July 07, 2020
neBKyFgvvyQ
Kanye West & Elon Musk Are Like BFFs Now | TMZ
July 07, 2020
khdZryIPxzA
D.L. Hughley Asks Why White People Hold On to Statues of Bad People | TMZ
July 06, 2020
Pf0pHGmB2Ls
Kourtney Kardashian Feels "Free" After "Toxic" "KUWTK" Experience | E! News
July 07, 2020
9dDmtb5N8lk
Halle Berry Apologizes For Considering Transgender Role | Daily Pop | E! News
July 07, 2020
sv4cIO3BJO4
Demi Lovato Crying More During Coronavirus Quarantine | Daily Pop | E! News
July 07, 2020
URzNNRnvnyA
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
07
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Juventus
07
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Celta Vigo - Atletico Madrid
07
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Leicester City
07
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Crystal Palace - Chelsea
07
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Lecce - Lazio
07
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Watford - Norwich City
07
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Valencia - Real Valladolid
06
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur - Everton
06
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Sevilla - Eibar
06
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Levante - Real Sociedad
05
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Napoli - Roma
05
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Southampton - Manchester City
05
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Villarreal - Barcelona
05
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Liverpool - Aston Villa
05
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Inter Milan - Bologna
05
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Athletic Bilbao - Real Madrid
05
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Osasuna - Getafe
04
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Chelsea - Watford
04
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Wolves - Arsenal
04
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Lazio - AC Milan
04
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester United - Bournemouth
04
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Juventus - Torino
03
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Atletico Madrid - Mallorca
02
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester City - Liverpool
02
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Sheffield United - Tottenham Hotspur
02
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Roma - Udinese
02
Jul
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Madrid - Getafe
02
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Atalanta - Napoli
01
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Spal - AC Milan
01
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Ham United - Chelsea
01
Jul
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Norwich City
01
Jul
ITALY: Serie A
Inter Milan - Brescia
30
Jun
SPAIN: La Liga
Barcelona - Atletico Madrid
30
Jun
ENGLAND: Premier League
Brighton - Manchester United
30
Jun
ITALY: Serie A
Genoa - Juventus
28
Jun
SPAIN: La Liga
Espanyol - Real Madrid
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k tudKp5Vhs3k iwWHibhssSo kQr0XHPbICM 5NeCb7JxaRk
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.