New charges filed against Chauvin, three others — George Floyd

New charges filed against Chauvin, three others — George Floyd

The three other police officers involved in the arrest have since been fired, and have been charged with aiding and abetting his murder, the Minnesota Attorney General's Office revealed Tuesday.

Friends, family and celebrities honor the life of George Floyd; reaction on 'The Five'.

Hundreds attended the service, which also heard a eulogy from civil rights activist Rev Al Sharpton.

A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19. It carries a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison, compared with a maximum of 25 years for third-degree murder.

Floyd's death galvanized protesters across the country and has led to renewed calls for racial justice. Some protests continued Thursday.

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"I'm glad Martin III is here today because on August 28, the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, we're going back to Washington, Martin".

"Time is out for not holding you accountable!" Great for who? We'll make America great for everybody for the first time.

"Last night we took a step forward in moving out of this hard period we've had the last few days and moving to a better time", New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said. "Time is out for you filibustering and trying to stall the arm of justice!" he said.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson prayed for several moments over Floyd's golden casket. Amy Klobuchar and members of Congress, including Reps. Speaking, the brother of the deceased, Philonise Floyd, denounced with applause "the pandemic of racism and discrimination" which prevailed. "And that is unbelievable to me that he touched so many people's hearts", Philonise Floyd added.

"But I'm glad that they have remained focused on the vision and that's justice for Floyd and other people that have similar experiences just like him", he concluded. "Please, please. I can't breathe".

The sanctuary normally seats 1000, but because of the coronavirus outbreak, the capacity was reduced to about 500, and mourners wore masks. His body will be transported to his hometown of Raeford, North Carolina, where a private family service will be held on Saturday.

The stark images of men sworn to protect and serve, now looking like accused criminals, came hours after the three were arrested and charged with aiding and abetting the alleged second-degree murder of George Floyd.

Floyd also repeatedly said "I can't breathe" before losing consciousness.

The vast majority of demonstrations over the past eight days have been peaceful, but some have turned violent and curfews have been imposed in a number of cities.

Thousands of protesters took to the streets again in the nation's capital, singing "Amazing Grace" as they knelt. "Every day he would walk outside there would be a line of people wanting to greet him".

News outlets reported that Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood suspended two officers late Thursday.

A Donald Trump, who evacuated manu militari the surroundings of the White House Monday evening to pose in front of a church, bible in hand, the Baptist pastor of 65 years advised to "open the bible". The protests broke up before dark as a heavy rain began. Their next court appearance was set for June 29.

Sizable crowds took to the streets in Washington, D.C., peacefully protesting, while state and federal officers showed up in force. "There would have been more care", he said.

Nationwide, more than 10,000 people have been arrested, an Associated Press tally found. Cases of vandalism and looting have also been reported.

The March on Washington in 1963 was when MLK delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech and is one of the most important civil rights demonstrations in American history.

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