Protesters gathered throughout downtown Lincoln on Sunday carrying signs and chanting “I can’t breathe” in response to the the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The Lincoln protesters were part of nationwide protests that erupted after Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than 8 minutes. Prosecutors charged Chauvin with murder.
Protesters in Lincoln, Omaha and nationwide carried signs saying “Black Lives Matter” and “Justice For George” among others. During the day, protests were peaceful.
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