Demonstrations continue across U.S. ahead of George Floyd’s funeral in Houston | USA TODAY

Demonstrations continue across U.S. ahead of George Floyd's funeral in Houston | USA TODAY 1

 

Millions of Americans have gathered in cities large and small in recent days to denounce police brutality and racial bias in response to the Memorial Day death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police officers after being accused of passing a fake $20 bill at a grocery store.

RELATED: Voices from outside George Floyd's Minneapolis memorial service

Floyd's funeral is set for Tuesday in his childhood hometown of Houston. Over the past week, memorial services have been held in Minneapolis and Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he was born.

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28 Comments on "Demonstrations continue across U.S. ahead of George Floyd’s funeral in Houston | USA TODAY"

  1. as dog stand 15th place as dog stand 1st place | June 8, 2020 at 6:07 PM | Reply

    👌

  2. Landon Peyton | June 8, 2020 at 6:21 PM | Reply

    Hear me

  3. They wouldn’t be satisfied unless a real body fell out onto the ground.

  4. Jose F Martinez Perez | June 9, 2020 at 1:54 AM | Reply

    DESEO SEA SEPULTADO ( 1 DIA ANTES ELECCIONES ) .

  5. Indo with Bad english | June 9, 2020 at 6:51 AM | Reply

    There’s new troll on the internet name “chlo” and said wanna be friends to anybody

  6. 1500 missing kids ice lost why is this not also an issue

  7. 大卫科德 | June 9, 2020 at 9:03 AM | Reply

    口罩带的挺齐啊 哈哈

  8. When a corrupt system tries to control a corrupt crowd, you get song and dance.

  9. As the details of what really happened before the camera was come out in a court of law, there’s absolutely no way officer chauvin gets a fair trial!!!! I’ve never had a problem with law enforcement, you know why…. I’ve never gave them a reason to have me face down on the pavement!!!!!

    • YES. It’s so interesting to me that SO many people have so much contact with any police at all…….Last time I had ANY contact with police was when I received a ticket for sliding through a stop sign………. I was wrongly ticked BTW………….haha

    • @Joanne James I do believe the truth will come out (the whole truth) !

  10. Just think. If Floyd was a white man, none of this would have happened. Because only Black Lives Matter, apparently.

    • emotion ninja | June 9, 2020 at 5:01 PM | Reply

      If floyd was white he wouldn’t have got killed like that… that’s the whole point dude… 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

    • You don’t know that. Officer Chauvin had a disciplinary history. Maybe it was just this murderous prick’s day to kill somebody.

    • emotion ninja | June 9, 2020 at 5:17 PM | Reply

      @prepper5785 may b that is the case.. so police officer is responsible… right??
      So y he was not charged with murder at first time??

    • Only Chauvin knows what he felt in his shriveled black heart that day. Apparently, he and Floyd had worked security together, and were acquaintances, if not friends. All I’m saying is, that cops kill other races more often than blacks. The facts don’t lie. https://www.dailywire.com/news/5-statistics-you-need-know-about-cops-killing-aaron-bandler
      This is certainly no excuse, but I would bet money that Chauvin had used that knee chokehold before, without it killing the arrestee, and didn’t mean to kill Floyd. Since we know Floyd was positive for COVID-19, I suspect that Floyd was already short of breath, just from being sick. I’d be really surprised if his defense attorneys don’t use that to get the charges busted down to involuntary manslaughter…just a guess.

    • @emotion ninja
      You are absolutely right.
      The hatred towards coloured people is nothing new in the US.

  11. This is a great speech.

  12. ADK Bow Hunter | June 9, 2020 at 1:53 PM | Reply

    FPVD stock should be ready to blow up, body cam industry will be hooping with all of these protests

  13. László Isó | June 9, 2020 at 4:54 PM | Reply

    blm is raceist. No parade when elderly are murdered in their homes….

  14. Endless funeral parties.

  15. The Great American Renaissance has arrived!

  16. Steven D. Bennett | June 10, 2020 at 11:59 AM | Reply

    Sheep.

  17. Pandering to low IQ activists is a fast track to anarchy. BLM is a disgrace.

  18. Corona is Chinese factory made virus. This is not natural.

  19. Leonardo Xiao | June 12, 2020 at 1:59 PM | Reply

    Gangsters takes advantage of it to violate law and order.

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