On Memorial Day 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, George Floyd died after officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for roughly nine minutes. Video of his death kicked off a protest movement — first in Minneapolis, then in cities around the United States and other countries — which has been met with fierce backlash from law enforcement officials and others.
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