Protests Are Growing Amid Demand To "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks"


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Protests continue for George Floyd as mourners honor Floyd at memorial service in Minnesota. During the service, mourners call for racial justice. Protests are growing across United States after memorial honors George Floyd's life. Floyd's family attorney says "pandemic of racism" killed George Floyd. The family's attorney also said, "when we fight for the George Floyd's of the world," we help the United States live up to its creed."Floyd's family attorney mentions Trayvon Martin, Philando Castile as he honors George Floyd's life at memorial.

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother, speaks with Erin Burnett about George Floyd and recent protests.

Three ex-officers charged in George Floyd's death make their first court appearance.

Military leaders condemn Trump over protest response. George W. Bush's former joint chiefs chairman speaks out. GOP senator says he agrees with Mattis that it's a "struggle" on whether to back Trump. Barr defends use of force on protesters near the White House and claims it was a coincidence that the area used for Trump's church photo-op.

The White House boosts security amid George Floyd protests. Workers can be seen building tall metal fencing around the White House complex. Secret Service says that the White House fencing will stay up until June 10th.

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