'Not stopping': Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

Protesters hold signs as they demonstrate in front of the United States Capitol in Washington DC on 2 June 2020

Protesters hold signs as they demonstrate in front of the United States Capitol in Washington DC

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the White House on Sunday for a peaceful demonstration that turned more tense once night fell and the crowds grew.

Just after midnight Wednesday, most of the city's streets were cleared aside from police patrolling, especially in hot-spot areas for demonstrations in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

As he spoke at City Hall, midtown Manhattan was pocked with smashed storefronts, with Macy's flagship store among those hit.

Porcher made the comments the morning after an NYPD officer was randomly attacked and stabbed in the neck while patrolling in Brooklyn, which resulted in a struggle that caused two additional officers to suffer gunshot wounds. "It's going to take radical change" in policing and the criminal justice system, she said.

Protesters take a knee as a sign of unity and chant during a solidarity march for George Floyd, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Times Square, New York.

Thousands gathered to march across downtown Houston Texas on 2 June
Thousands gathered to march across downtown Houston Texas

Protesters defy curfews in major USA cities to march a.

Monday's curfew in New York City proved to be ineffective at preventing people from robbing businesses and destroying.

Cuomo said that he agreed with the protesters, saying "what happened to Mr. Floyd was a disgrace", and that many, if not most, of the protests, have been peaceful in nature.

Protesters fist-bump with police officer near Foley Square as part of a demonstration to protest the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after he was pinned at the neck by a Minneapolis police officer, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in NY.

"Last night pushed me way over the edge", said Jessica DeMaio, 40, of Washington, who attended a Floyd protest for the first time. The Governor refuses to accept my offer of a dominating National Guard.

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As in previous days, the demonstrations in daylight were peaceful, with officers mostly keeping their distance from marchers. The arrest was made at 10.30 pm, an hour before De Blasio urged the protesters to maintain calm.


Mr Floyd died after a white policeman pinned his neck under a knee for almost nine minutes in Minneapolis on May 25.

In Minneapolis, Roxie Washington, mother of Mr Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, told a news conference he was a good man. "And we're going to do it the right way".

More than a week since George Floyd died after an arresting officer knelt on his neck in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the protests across the USA show no sign of abating.

"I'm here for my baby and I'm here for George because I want justice for him".

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, speaking after the new charges were announced, said the state and nation need to "seize the moment" and use the wrenching events of the past week to confront the effects of racism, including unequal educational and economic opportunities.

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Monahan clasped hands with protesters and took a knee Monday in Manhattan.

"We saw up close the Administration's unwillingness to challenge the abuses of the NYPD - the Mayor's refusal to fire Daniel Pantaleo for choking the life out of Eric Garner, the continuation of the failed "Broken Window" policing strategy that criminalizes our black and brown communities, the rejection of even basic accountability measures like making information public about police officers accused of misconduct", the letter says.

"Think about the countless different points around the city [and] the thousands and thousands of NYPD officers that were deployed", the mayor explained.

New York City is extending its curfew after protests over police brutality that began peacefully on Monday were marred by widespread looting and vandalism as the night wore on.

The anger over Floyd's death has spilled into an array of racial issues across the U.S.

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Paul, Minnesota. "Look, I look at the presidency as a very big job". Both Biden and Trump have spoken with Floyd's family on the phone.


Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed and the epicenter of the violence, had already introduced one.

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