Atlanta police chief says 'black lives being diminished' as Floyd protests grow



After hours of peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd, some demonstrators in downtown Atlanta turned violent on Friday night, smashing police cars, spray-painting a sign at CNN headquarters and breaking into restaurants and stores. The crowd pelted officers with bottles, chanting “Quit your jobs.” As the violence continued into the small hours of Saturday morning, Georgia’s Republican governor, Brian Kemp, declared a state of emergency in the city and activated the US national guard. The unrest had been...

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