Thousands protest in Minneapolis over death of George Floyd

Thousands turned out to peacefully protest after the mass outrage at the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police officers on May 26.

Footage shows the civil disobedience, which took place on 38th Street, as many people show solidarity by marching, chanting and holding placards.

The filmer told Newsflare: "The day after police killed George Floyd, at this corner, there was a peaceful protest to hold the police accountable.

"This video shows a large portion of the protest, wearing masks, marching and chanting heading east on 38th st."

George Floyd, 47, died after being detained by four Minneapolis police officers.

Video of the incident shows a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on George Floyd's neck as he lay on the ground handcuffed.

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