Protesters plan to take to the streets in Washington, DC, on Friday to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
(All photos, credit Matthew Perdie / Breitbart News)
The protest coincides with the district’s first day of reopening. The stay-at-home order that had been in effect for nearly two months was lifted Friday.
Watch: First half of Friday’s D.C. protest:
PROTEST FRIDAY MAY 29th 2020! 5:00 pm 14th and U st nw WASHINGTON DC! #GeorgeFloydWasMurdered #minneapolisriots #goergefloyd #BlackLivesMatter
#JusticeForGeorgeFloyd #Minneapolis #protest #ACAB #icantbreathe #GeorgeFloydWasMurdered #NoJusticeNoPeace #DMV #GeorgeFloydprotest pic.twitter.com/KsnUPnmjpS
— FirstUp! (@Fistup2020) May 29, 2020
The state of Minnesota announced on Friday that former police officer Derek Chauvin, who was seen pressing his knee on the neck of George Floyd shortly before he died, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.