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George Floyd Police Brutality Killing
June 9, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
US cities have been bursting with outrage in response to the latest death of a black man from police brutality.
On May 25th, George Floyd died in police custody after an arresting Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for 8 minutes. The incident was recorded on video which was soon posted online. Initial protests were peaceful but on May 27th, demonstrators lit a Minneapolis police precinct on fire. Since then, peaceful demonstrations have been staged in hundreds of cities around of the world.
This latest surge of activity in the Black Lives Matter movement, is the most widespread to date.

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