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Protests over the death of George Floyd continued for an eighth night, remaining largely peaceful after previous days of violence

INSIDER Logo By insider@insider.com (Rosie Perper) of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 7: Protests for George Floyd continued on into their eighth night on Tuesday. Large-scale protests took place in Los Angeles and New York, though they remained largely peaceful into the night.The night was not without clashes, however. Police in multiple cities fired tear gas and used other tactics to disperse protesters.Here's how protests played in several cities across the US on June 2.Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.Protests for George Floyd continued on into their second week on Tuesday, prompting thousands of people to take to the streets in cities across the US.Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. The incident was captured on video and has prompted escalating protests against police brutality.Demonstrations on Tuesday night were largely peaceful, in contrast to the violent clashes that took place between police and protesters last week and on Monday. Thousands of National Guard troops have been activated across at least 23 US states. Curfews have been imposed in over 200 cities, according to The Washington Post.Large demonstrations were held on Tuesday in several cities, including Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. Some of the protests continued on beyond the set curfew, leading to dozens of arrests and police reportedly firing tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds.Here's how protests played out around the US on June 2.Read the original article on Insider

Protests over the death of George Floyd continued for an eighth night, remaining largely peaceful after previous days of violence

  • Protests for George Floyd continued on into their eighth night on Tuesday. 
  • Large-scale protests took place in Los Angeles and New York, though they remained largely peaceful into the night.
  • The night was not without clashes, however. Police in multiple cities fired tear gas and used other tactics to disperse protesters.
  • Here's how protests played in several cities across the US on June 2.
  • Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.

Protests for George Floyd continued on into their second week on Tuesday, prompting thousands of people to take to the streets in cities across the US.

Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. The incident was captured on video and has prompted escalating protests against police brutality.

Demonstrations on Tuesday night were largely peaceful, in contrast to the violent clashes that took place between police and protesters last week and on Monday. 

Thousands of National Guard troops have been activated across at least 23 US states. Curfews have been imposed in over 200 cities, according to The Washington Post.

Large demonstrations were held on Tuesday in several cities, including Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. Some of the protests continued on beyond the set curfew, leading to dozens of arrests and police reportedly firing tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds.

Here's how protests played out around the US on June 2.

Read the original article on Insider
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