Protesters in N.O. have their voices heard over death of George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer charged with 3rd degree murder and manslaughter

Kenny Kuhn
May 29, 2020 - 2:08 pm

Protesters in New Orleans took to the street to have their voice heard over the death of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police officer.

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Friday afternoon they stood on the corner of Esplanade and Claiborne holding up signs that read "can't breathe" while chanting "no justice, no peace".

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George Floyd was killed when Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, was seen in a video kneeling on Floyd's neck as he was gasping for air while being detained by other officers.

Chauvin was later arrested and charged with third-degree murder in Floyd's death.

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