One person was killed and three were injured in the riots in Indianapolis
A new sleepless night of protests shook the United States. One person was killed and three were injured in the riots in Indianapolis. 1,400 people were detained in 17 different cities during the escalation of protests caused by the death of African-American George Floyd.
In New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, protests escalated. “Stay strong, we must be strong, overcome any oppression,” Cameron Hurt urged.
A curfew was imposed in many cities across the country, such as Atlanta, which was gripped by riots as early as Friday. “As bad as it looked on TV, last night was 10 times worse,” said Keisha Lance Bottom, Atlanta’s mayor. And authorities called for calm.
In Austin, Texas, protesters blocked traffic. Cleveland police also said a huge crowd had gathered on the streets. Protesters gathered near the White House. President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were in Florida to observe the launch of the SpaceX spacecraft. “As the president has made it clear, we will honor the memory of George Floyd. There will be justice, “said Mike Pence.
At the heart of the protest – Minneapolis – the death of 46-year-old George Floyd – an unarmed African-American in police custody led to the indictment of the police officer who detained him. Three more police officers involved in the arrest are expected to be charged in the coming days.
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