Photos: Protests Over George Floyd Killing Turn Violent in Brooklyn
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Photos: Protests Over George Floyd Killing Turn Violent in Brooklyn

During a third night of nationwide protests following the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man in Minneapolis, New York City protesters gathered at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The demonstrations started peacefully at 6pm, but ended in clashes between protesters and the police. The photos in the above slideshow were taken from 6pm to 9pm; as of publication around midnight, altercations between demonstrators and police were ongoing throughout Brooklyn.

The first hours of the protest were largely comprised of protesters holding signs that read “Black Lives Matter” and “I can’t breathe,” and depicted the image of George Floyd, who died after officer Derek Chauvin held a knee to Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes on Monday night. Organizers…

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