UNDER THE MICROSCOPE GEORGE FLOYD / COLLIN KHOSA I Melissa Tandiwe Myambo

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

GEORGE FLOYD / COLLIN KHOSA

Violence has erupted in cities across the US on the sixth night of protests sparked by the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd. Dozens of cities imposed curfews, but many people ignored them, leading to stand-offs and clashes.
Riot police faced off with protesters in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and LA, firing tear gas and pepper bullets to try to disperse crowds. Police vehicles were set on fire and shops were looted in several cities.The country is experiencing the most widespread racial turbulence and civil unrest since the backlash to the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968.

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