Civil unrest and protests began as part of the international responses to the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man who was killed during an arrest after Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis Police Department officer, knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes as three other officers looked on and prevented passers-by from intervening; originally widely reported as eight minutes 46 seconds, prosecutors acknowledged an error and revised the length of time to seven minutes 46 ...
Map of protests around the world with over 100 participants (click for a dynamic version of the map) George Floyd, an African American man, was killed on 25 May 2020 during a police arrest. Protests seeking justice for Floyd began in the United States the next day. Citizens of other countries soon followed suit.
The George Floyd protests are an ongoing series of protests and civil disturbances that initially started in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota, United States, before spreading nationwide. In Columbus, Ohio, unrest began on May 28, 2020, two days after incidents began in Minneapolis. The events are a reaction to the killing of George Floyd shortly after Minneapolis Police Department officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for 7 minutes and 46 seconds during an arrest ...
A series of George Floyd protests in Georgia, United States, have occurred, including 11 consecutive days of protests and rallies occurring in Atlanta as of June 8, 2020. As of July 2020, protests have occurred in twenty various cities and communities in the state. Governor Brian Kemp announced on May 31 that he had authorized 3,000 National Guard troops ready to be deployed to cities across the state.
The George Floyd protests are ongoing protests and riots that started in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area, Minnesota, United States. Unrest began in Minneapolis on May 26, 2020, after the killing of George Floyd and continued into September. Floyd died while being arrested by officers of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) on May 25. Protests spread to many cities in the United States, and later the world.
There have been a series of George Floyd protests in Florida. On May 31, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida National Guard, and deployed 700 soldiers to assist law enforcement agencies across the state.
There have been a series of protests in California related to the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, while in police custody.On May 31, 2020, the California Department of Human Resources advised "all state departments with offices in downtown city areas" to close on June 1.
Following the death and protest of George Floyd, The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) also expressed solidarity for the George Floyd's memorial service.  Mexico – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pronounced himself to be against "racism, xenophobia, and classism, whatever they take place.".
George Floyd's death was ruled a homicide by the coroner with charges being laid against the officers.    The death of George Floyd lead to widespread protests in the US, as his death became a focal point for race relations , institutionalised racism and police brutality.