2020-05-29 14:11:03

"It Was Murder": Minneapolis Demands Charges in George Floyd Killing as Calls Grow to Defund Police

As thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police murder of George Floyd for the third night in a row.

Democracy Now! goes to Minneapolis to speak with City Councilmember Jeremiah Ellison. Police pointed an automatic rifle at his head in 2015 when he was peacefully protesting the police killing of another African American man, Jamar Clark.

DN also speaks with Kandace Montgomery with the Black Visions Collective, which is calling for the abolition of police.

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