Minnesota authorities, faith leaders call for calm amid protests demanding justice for George Floyd

Minnesota authorities, faith leaders call for calm amid protests demanding justice for George Floyd 1


The governor of Minnesota said Saturday he would be "fully mobilizing" the National Guard after overnight protests that he said were no longer about the death of George Floyd but rather an "attack" on civil society by people who were not from the community.

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"The situation in Minnesota is no longer in any way about the murder of George Floyd. It is about attacking civil society, instilling fear and disrupting our great cites," Gov. Tim Walz said in an earlier press conference.

The mayors of the Twin Cities echoed the governor's claim that a majority of protesters were from outside Minnesota but did not immediately provide details.

Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died Monday after a white Minneapolis police officer kept his knee pressed into his neck for more than eight minutes. Across the country, protesters took to the streets for a fourth day to express their anger of his death.

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24 Comments on "Minnesota authorities, faith leaders call for calm amid protests demanding justice for George Floyd"

  1. Yeah the privileged call for calm because they dont want to face how the less fortunate live. They are scared because they are to close to you. They dont want to be on a lower level

  2. LittleGojira | May 30, 2020 at 2:26 PM | Reply

    Shut. You dont get it. People mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.

    • They will use a rapper or well off to act like they struggle. They know the citizens are getting too close to them and they want them to back down

    • kismymailks | May 30, 2020 at 3:23 PM | Reply

      LittleGojira if it was those who were mad at the injustice of Goerge Floyd they wound NOT have burned down Black businesses, and indigenous people centers.

    • اديب مالك | May 30, 2020 at 5:12 PM | Reply

      @kismymailks هخخخخخخححححججخخخخخهغخخخخ0حخحخخخخخخححححححح

  3. Come together as a community and embrace. Wear a mask, don’t go out, don’t have too many people at your house, don’t work we stopped the jobs. But i will collect a six figure income and you should feel bad

    • Cloud IS behind Sun | May 30, 2020 at 3:53 PM | Reply

      This leadership ARE the liars that manipulate the masses. Just like ou pointed out.
      Here go view this about the FARCE sham cvd19.
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  4. Marcus Edmond | May 30, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

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  5. Spero Skoufis | May 30, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

    We really need to go back to subtitles

  6. chris mahan | May 30, 2020 at 3:05 PM | Reply

    Storm been a brewing for awhile. Criminal justice reform begins with relabeling who the criminals are. The Police State Of America.

  7. N Kae Nomik | May 30, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

    George was one of the people who created the state but he was brutally killed for $20……

  8. First and foremost God bless the family of Mr Floyd and may his soul RIP 💜🤜🏾✊🏾🙏🏾

  9. I hope that we all can come together to make a better word most high keep us safe and continue to bless us all Amen 🙏🏾🛐

  10. That’s not protest this is distraction

  11. He’s enabling the animals.

  12. Caren Spanos | May 30, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

    Clean up your POLICE FORCE! This officer has NUMEROUS COMPLAINTS and you ignored them.The RED FLAGS were there. Now a man is dead! This is YOUR FAULT! OWN UP TO IT BUDDY!

  13. Dennis Martens | May 30, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

    The guy was a criminal ,

  14. False flag

  15. im not tryna hear from any “faith leaders” telling anyone anything… all they do is talk… the real problem is the out of town AGITATORS coming in and causing chaos… they do this to take advantage of an opportunity to strike out at black folks and native folks… then the world blames it on the black folks that are angry about the killing… “see… look at those black people…” nope… these are WHITE folks from out of town and out of state… done be fooled by the bullshit.

  16. Gerald Johnson | May 30, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

    Protesting isn’t hindering you from doing your job. Your words is an excuse so you can use an excuse from doing your job.

  17. Gerald Johnson | May 30, 2020 at 9:34 PM | Reply

    Not one black person has spoken in front of the camera. This is an excuse.

  18. Gerald Johnson | May 30, 2020 at 9:42 PM | Reply

    How many rivers do we have to cross before we able to talk to the boss? Burning and a looting tonight. Bib Marley

  19. Gerald Johnson | May 30, 2020 at 9:45 PM | Reply

    Praying isn’t the only thing you do.

  20. Voice Of Reality | May 30, 2020 at 10:51 PM | Reply

    Government using local black “leaders” to call for violence.
    Blacksploitation by deaf Government again.

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