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George Floyd to be honored Saturday at North Carolina memorial; mourners asked to wear masks

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George Floyd, who died May 25 in the custody of white Minneapolis police officers, was born in North Carolina 46 years ago.
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Skyler Henry reports a public viewing for George Floyd is scheduled to be held tomorrow in North Carolina where he was born.

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Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police exchanged protesters' Twitter handles. They also monitored protest plans in private Slack and Telegram channels, and kept lists of people who responded to protest events on Facebook. Records also show law enforcement focusing heavily on perceived threats against officers' lives posted to social media.

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North Carolina North Carolina State in the southeastern United States

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