What You Need To Know About The Protests Against George Floyd’s Death | MSNBC

What You Need To Know About The Protests Against George Floyd's Death | MSNBC 1


Protests in Minneapolis intensified Thursday night after the FBI and Minnesota authorities announced that they would not yet be charging four police officers involved in the fatal arrest of George Floyd. But the reasons for the community’s anger and frustration extend far beyond Floyd’s death – high rates of police violence against African Americans in Minneapolis, structural inequality, and the disparities in how Black people are treated by police are all factors. Aired on 5/28/2020.
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What You Need To Know About The Protests Against George Floyd's Death | MSNBC

60 Comments on "What You Need To Know About The Protests Against George Floyd’s Death | MSNBC"

  1. When you abuse and opress the people, the people will rise up.

    • Mighty Megatron | May 29, 2020 at 9:10 AM | Reply

      You have China on the brain.

    • Tracie Day You’re getting the wrong kind of attention though. The cops used violence, but that doesn’t mean you should stoop their level and be violent back. You look like those toddlers that are having tantrums because they didn’t get what they want at the toy store. You want the government to listen to you? Don’t be the stereotypical black person that the news portrays you all as. Be better.

    • @Lucky#17 I’m white.

    • EWKification | May 29, 2020 at 3:06 PM | Reply

      And abuse the liquor store.

    • Doge Gaming | May 29, 2020 at 3:13 PM | Reply

      @Tracie Day and liberal

  2. lil jack russell | May 29, 2020 at 7:24 AM | Reply


  3. They’re arresting reporters on the scene, meanwhile they refuse to arrest the murderer Derek Chauvin

    • Official Superficial | May 29, 2020 at 10:20 AM | Reply

      Weird how we have due process. There’s no indication that the kneeling is what killed Floyd, it honestly probably was what killed him, but you’re going to need proof of the murder to sentence someone. Just wait until the coroner’s report indicates damage to his neck, then it’s game over for the pig.

    • SorbusAucuparia | May 29, 2020 at 11:04 AM | Reply

      ​@Hamza Amir the police are clearly the terrorists here and the police force should come out apologize and condemn these “cops” and demand these murderers should be put to jail . If they don’t they will be seen as the enemy troops. The good cops need to speak out _now_ against the criminal behavior of their fellow cops and prosecutors . If cops don’t demand accountability they are the enemy occupying and enforcing enslavement and doing the bidding’s of billionaires like Trump, Mnuchen and Jeff Besos, Murdoch and their political lackeys Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer etc.

    • @Hamza Amir you aren’t speaking with that name. Hamza

    • @Official Superficial we arrest people on suspicion and then from up the case. Mr. Floyd was handcuffed on the suspicion of a nonviolent crime based on less evidence than we have here. These killers need to be locked up NOW and the case can be firmed up while they are subjected to .. enhanced interrogation methods

    • Tony Martin | May 29, 2020 at 4:31 PM | Reply

      They arrested him now

  4. lil jack russell | May 29, 2020 at 7:25 AM | Reply

    Great commentary!!


  6. Mike Blatzheim | May 29, 2020 at 7:30 AM | Reply

    0:30 isn’t that supposed to say 2020? Then again, this happens so often that something like this could well have happened back in 2012.

  7. 0:30 Wrong date, MSNBC.

  8. If you cannot charge an officer, who breaks protocol by kneeling on a neck for nearly 9 minutes, resulting in death, despite filmed footage of the entire assault… Don’t bother asking the community for cooperation.

    • @Nick Strickland Wow, you’re legitimately delusional if you actually believe that.

    • @adam power That’s not the definition of a first world nation but nice try, dear. So you want mob rule?…including for those who want to shoot the looters and rioters?

    • @Tony Mario honey, 1st world differs for different races in U.S. You won’t get get it boo

    • @PB & J Lol look it up, it’s everywhere, every major media outlet is talking about it, I don’t know why you for some reason cannot find. Besides, they just transported him to a county jail until his conviction.

    • @Cheese That’s not entirely true, while that is one of the forms of house arrest, it also can apply to those who are waiting to be charges, those who are charged and waiting trial, or those who are waiting to go to jail. House arrest is not exclusive to post-conviction.

  9. I can’t breathe ! …happened in a country preaching others & talk big on human rights.

  10. aureliomanalo | May 29, 2020 at 7:41 AM | Reply

    Imagine narrating your own death.

  11. Jonathan Turk | May 29, 2020 at 8:01 AM | Reply

    Ah may 28, 2012 I remember it well

  12. Dam shame but the riots are not helping this mans family

    • Welcome 2 Paridice ! | May 29, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

      I’m sorry my Brother, but just seating back watching is why black America has been treated this way for over 100 years. Keep seating back and it will be another 100 years.

    • Crystal Giddens | May 29, 2020 at 10:42 AM | Reply

      If enough people became concerned they could have easily overwhelmed them. Too many turn their head and walk away, others just watch, a few complain but that won’t work…. There is no other way to legally and morally stop this crap. People need to stand up but do it legally and morally. Rioting after the fact does no good and is illegal and immoral. We outnumber them by far too great of numbers to just kowtow to this vicious psychopathic behavior.

    • Keisha Sharp | May 29, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

      Terry Phillips how is burning down black business and putting black people out of jobs showing or proving anything to the racist? Only people hurt or affected by that riot are the people in the community. Think about all the evidence that was in police station. They probably done the racist cops a favor burning everything so that they can hide lots of crimes up plus what about people wait for their justice that now will never get it because evidence is gone. I haven’t saw one thing on Floyd today it’s all about the riots.

    • @j j That has zero to do with a uniformed MOS killing or abusing people with very little justice served. As a former resident of a rough ghetto, I do know that everyone who’s shot or killed someone isn’t always lacking any remorse.

    • Terry Phillips | May 29, 2020 at 11:49 AM | Reply

      @Keisha Sharp I ts not only black business that are affected and I doubt you are so worried about black businesses as you claim…just remember how this country got to this place…the murdering of black ppl by racist cops that get off with impunity…that should be your main concern here nothing else.

  13. Mickey Jones | May 29, 2020 at 8:12 AM | Reply

    He was killed! 🤦🏽‍♀️

  14. GucciBomb 420 | May 29, 2020 at 8:25 AM | Reply

    Ever wonder why these things only happen during election years

    • GucciBomb 420 no so, the killing is daily, monthly, yearly for many many years now. When will it be addressed and handled, LeBron was right to show the contrast between the knee murdering officer and the knee of Colin Kapernick as that’s what it’s all about! Amy Cooper liars and the likes of them. It never was about being patriotic as spent by media and FOX fake pundit hosts, we are Americans, many of us are GOD believing people who want to see hateful treatment of black and other ethnicities stopped and us being treated with common decency.

  15. Roger Amezquita | May 29, 2020 at 8:31 AM | Reply

    There is no need for investigation when the proof is recorded so frustrating

    • arthur robinson | May 29, 2020 at 1:37 PM | Reply

      @Jane Doe why are you calling someone ignorant he probably made a simple spelling error

    • Roger Amezquita | May 29, 2020 at 1:43 PM | Reply

      arthur robinson just a little grammatical mistake people judge you so silly instead kindly correcting someone

    • Roger Amezquita | May 29, 2020 at 1:50 PM | Reply

      Tony Mario hey buddy almost 500 year of frustration black life loss by the hands of cops for no reason Every year all these legal procedures that only favor white people and don’t give justice to the victims . Black people has the full right to demand because the government is not doing nothing about it.

    • arthur robinson | May 29, 2020 at 1:52 PM | Reply

      @Roger Amezquita exactly

    • @Roger Amezquita Relying on a proven corruption system to investigate itself is a joke. My mother is a long time PD employee, and has seen plenty of cover ups and allowed biased behavior within that system. TBH, her career has made her very bitter, a bit paranoid and reclusive.

  16. JOHN Q PUBLIC | May 29, 2020 at 8:41 AM | Reply

    It’s on video how long does it take to investigate ? If that was anyone but a cop they would be in prison. Repeal qualified immunity

  17. El Duderino | May 29, 2020 at 9:02 AM | Reply

    MSNBC the event is beyond “he died while in police custody,” when the event was a public execution. Very medieval.

    • Barry Sutton | May 29, 2020 at 9:10 AM | Reply

      Being angry is understandable
      However …
      Not a justification for
      LOOTING and Burning down a town

    • They lie knowing it’s easily disprovable.
      They must stick to the script all all costs.
      In the future when there isn’t footage assume they’re lying.

  18. Zacky Talib | May 29, 2020 at 9:13 AM | Reply

    3:02 Go look at that guy in the building, it looks like he is pointing a gun

  19. The fact that they haven’t been charged hopelessly questions the reality of convictions for law enforcement across the country.

  20. Jasmyn Johnson | May 29, 2020 at 10:03 AM | Reply

    A seventeen year old girl had to watch a man die infront of her eyes for the sake of justice. Imagine how horrifying that was.

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