US-POLITICS-RACE-UNREST

July 17, 2020

A protester holds his hands on his head in front of a formation of Detroit riot police,as protesters marched through the streets of Detroit, Michigan for a second night May 30,2020 to protest the killing of George Floyd who was killed by a white officer who held his knee on his neck for several minutes. – Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from President Donald Trump that his government would stop the violent protests “cold.”
Minneapolis, the epicenter of the unrest, was gripped by a fifth consecutive night of violence on Saturday with police in riot gear firing tear gas and stun grenades at protesters venting fury at the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, during an arrest in the city on Monday. (Photo by SETH HERALD / AFP) (Photo by SETH HERALD/AFP via Getty Images)