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Detroit police clash with protesters well into early Saturday morning during a rally calling for an end to police violence and justice for George Floyd Friday May 29, 2020.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Governors in several states called in National Guard troops as protests over repeated police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, where police fired rubber bullets to scatter crowds and at least one police car burned.

The protests, which began in Minneapolis following Monday's death of George Floyd after a police officer pressed his knee on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes, have left parts of that city a grid of broken windows, burned-out buildings and ransacked stores. But the demonstrations have since become a national phenomenon, as protesters decry years of deaths at police hands.

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Lanivan

We are watching an historical tragedy of epic proportions unfold. Violent protests in cities across America, including Grand Rapids. Reports that many people being arrested are white male agitators being shipped in from other states, some foreigners. This on top of 104,000+ dead, 1,800,000+ confirmed cases, and 40 million unemployed all due to Covid-19....all within a 3-month period. Tired of winning yet?

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