Minneapolis officer who knelt on handcuffed black man arrested

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2020 1:12 PM CT | Published: May 29, 2020 12:57 PM CT
<strong>Protests spread across the U.S., fueled by outrage over the death of George Floyd&rsquo;s death in Minneapolis, and years of violence against African Americans at the hands of police. In Memphis, protesters rallied outside the Union Avenue police station on Wednesday, May 27.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Protests spread across the U.S., fueled by outrage over the death of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, and years of violence against African Americans at the hands of police. In Memphis, protesters rallied outside the Union Avenue police station on Wednesday, May 27. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The Minneapolis police officer was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe.


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