It was the 6th day of nationwide unrest in the U.S. since George Floyd was killed in police custody last week. Protesters defied curfews and several governors mobilized the National Guard. For live updates:
Hong Kong police arrested 396 people this week for protesting against the new repressive national anthem and security laws. Almost half were students. Nearly 100 were children. These young Hong Kongers are clearly worried about a Beijing-dominated future.
Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second reading of a controversial national anthem law takes place in Hong Kong. More photos of the week: 📷 Tyrone Siu
MN AG Keith Ellison: "The National Guard just a week ago was administering COVID-19 tests to help people -- to help people. The presence you see on the street, don't react to them the way you might react to the Minneapolis Police Department."
The NFL informed teams this week that a workout will be held for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality against black Americans. @KayleeHartung reports.
Today, tens of thousands of peace officers gathered in our nation’s capital to honor the service and sacrifice of their fallen brothers and sisters in uniform. I was proud to cosponsor the resolution designating this week as ‘National Police Week.’
During National Police Week, we express our unending gratitude to our Nation's law enforcement officers—and honor those in blue who have been killed or hurt badly in the line of duty. President Trump's full Proclamation:
The killing of #PhilandoCastile , 32, is the second fatal encounter between police and a black man to gain national attention this week.