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A new black man killed

Dozens arrested in Atlanta after police shot and torched a man at Wendy’s
At least 36 people have been arrested in Atlanta, reports the Atlanta police spokesman. Police fired tear gas at protesters and closed an interstate as Wendy’s, where an Atlanta police officer shot a black man.

One of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks was fired and another was transferred to the administration. Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields made a statement in which she said she resigned from her role out of “a deep and abiding love for this city and this department.

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What happened in the last moments of George Floyd’s life?

The death of a black American man during his arrest by police has sparked nationwide protests in the United States. George Floyd, 46, died after being arrested by police outside a store in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A video of Floyd’s arrest on May 24 shows a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressing his knee to his neck, which was lying on the ground.

Mr Chauvin, 44, has been charged with manslaughter.

The story began with a report of a counterfeit $ 20 bill to police. On the evening of May 25, a grocery store called “Cup Foods” where Mr. Floyd had bought cigarettes called police.

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Black Lives Matter

The Black Lives Matter movement opposes racism, police violence and discrimination against African Americans in the USA. For news and background information about #BlackLivesMatter or #BLM

Black Lives Matter is currently louder and bigger than ever before. Many are expressing solidarity with the protests. Movement researcher Nicole Hirschfelder says: “Whites can only help the movement if they come to terms with their own racism.

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