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May 31 Weekend Morning

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May 31 Weekend Morning
May 31 Weekend Morning
May 31 Weekend Morning

CONTINUE FOLLOWING THE DEATHOF GEORGE FLOYD.

SOMEDEMONSTRATIONS EVEN TURNEDVIOLENT..

WITH LOOTING..THROWING ROCKS ATBUSINESSES..

AND POLICERESPONDING WITH TEAR GAS.WHILE MORE RALLIES AREPLANNED TO CONTINUE TODAY INTULSA AND O-K-C.... EXPERTSSAY IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOWYOUR RIGHTS WHILEPROTESTING.IT'S A BEAUTIFUL START TOTHE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH..CARRIGAN IS TRACKING WARMTEMPERATURES..

WITH THEPOTENTIALOF SHOWERS MID-WEEK."2 WORKS FOR YOU STARTSNOW."GOOD SUNDAY MORNING..

ANDTHANKS FOR WAKING UP WITHTWO.

I'M GITZEL PUENTE.LET'S START WITH TODAY'SFORECAST WITH METEOROLOGISTCARRIGAN CHAUVIN WHO'SJOINING US FROM HOME.LOOTING IN CALIFORNIA..BUILDINGS ON FIRE IN THENATION'SCAPITAL..

ARRESTS ANDCURFEWS IN CITIES FROM COASTTO COAST.

THIS IS WHA'SHAPPENING IN AMERICA RIGHTNOW FOLLOWING THE DEATH OFGEORGE FLOYD.

PROTESTSTURNING TO VIOLENCE ANDCHAOS.

DARRYL FORGES HASTHE LATEST.THE TWIN CITIES -- ERUPTINGFOR A FIFTH NIGHT -- INVIOLENCE, AND DESTRUCTION --AFTER OFFICIALS URGED PEOPLETO STAY HOME.COAST-TO-COAST PROTESTS.

NEWYORK -- CHICAGO -- AND INLOS ANGELES, A QUICK TURNFROM PEACEFUL -- ...TO THISChief Michel Moore/ LAPD:"it is one of our darkestdays when I saw it last andit is repeating and it isvery uh... it bothers me agreat deal." CITIES ACROSSTHE COUNTRY PUT CURFEWS INPLACE -- LIKE ATLANTA --WHERE PROTESTS RAGED FRIDAYNIGHT -- Mayor Keisha LanceBottoms/ -D- Atlanta: "Foras bad as this looked ontelevision, thiswas ten times worse, lastnight." AND THEY URGED ACALM SATURDAY NIGHT --ESPECIALLY, IN MINNEAPOLISAND SAINT PAUL.

ANDPROTESTORS CAME AS CLOSE TOTHE WHITE HOUSE AS SECRETSERVICE WOULD ALLOW -- ATTHE PROTESTS' CORE -- THEDEATHOF 46-YEAR OLD GEORGE FLOYD-- AN UNARMED BLACK MAN WHODIED INTHE CUSTODY OFMINNEAPOLIS POLICE MONDAY.John Elder/ Director ofPublic Information,Minneapolis Police: "Thedestruction, the hate.That is not in the honor ofMr Floyd." MinneapolisProtester: "I want to beable to go in a whiteneighborhood and feel safe.I want to be able when a copis driving behind me I don'twant to clench.

I want to beable to be free and notthink about every step Ihave to take." INMINNEAPOLIS, I'M DARRYLFORGES.IN TULSA..

DEMONSTRATORSGATHERED ON BROOKESIDE FOR APEACEFUL PROTEST..

WHICHENDED UP BLOCKING TRAFFIC ONINTERSTATE-44 BRIEFLY.

2WORKS FOR YOU'S ASHLEYWHEELER SHOWS US THEIRMESSAGE.((NATS)) 9;39;33 - 9;39;40No justice..

No peacePASSIONATE CRIES.

FROMHUNDREDS OF PROTESTERS ALONGBROOKESIDE..

9;42;50 -9;42;54 Terrance Crutcher!Say his name!

TerrenceCrutcher!

Say his name!

TOPEACEFULLY PROTEST..

NOTONLY GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH..BUT OTHERS WHO DIED AFTERENCOUNTERS WITH POLICE.10;20;52 - BeccaLais/Protester: "This hasbeen a three year longprocess since TerrenceCrutcher was killed."10;53;56 - 10;54;02 PatriceMarshall/Protester: "Historyspeaks for itself and if youdon't learn from it, you'redoomed to repeat it and wecontinuously repeat the samething over and over."PROTESTERS LYING ON THEGROUND..

AND HOLDING SIGNSWITH BLACK LIVES MATTER...AND CHANTING "I CAN'TBREATHE"..

IT ALSO SHOWEDMOMENTS OF SOLIDARITY..

LIKETHIS ONE..

(white womanshaking hands with blackman) 10;22;46 - 10;23;03Kristian Lewis/Protester: "Iwanted to come out today toshow my support to anyone Icould and also to set anexample for my children thatno matter what backgroundsomeone comes from, nomatter what color your skinis, we should all be treatedequally, with respect andlove and without judgement."10;55;45 - 10;55;56 AmariJoseph/Protester: "I'm gladto see the unity that Tulsahas here.

I'm glad that wecan actually be here andcome together for one greatreason, a great cause, eventhough we're here under anunfortunate circumstance."PATRICE MARSHALL ADDING THEIMPORTANCE OF SHOWING THENATION PEACEFUL UNITY..BUT..

10;54;24 - 10;54;41Patrice Marshall/Protester:"I'm not going to put downanyone who does the riotingand everything in Minnesota.You have to understand theeffects of 400 years ofoppression and everyonedoesn't express it thesame." THE CROWD MARCHIngSEVERAL MILES..

DOWN TOI-44..

Protestors makingtheir way onto theINTERSTATE stopping trafficbut not beforeThis dangerous confrontationcaught on cell phone video.POLICE TELLing US The PERSONHIT is EXPECTED TO BE OKAY.Protestors continuing theircries for justice from thefreeway.

(Nats from the cellphone video Dylan sent) Oursky 2 drone capturing theempty freeway as the marchcontinues.

AT ONE POINT..Prortestors PLANNIng TO STOPBY TULSA MAYOR G-T BYNUM'SHOME..

THE MAYOR TAKING TOFACEBOOK Saturday SAYING INPART..

((GPX)) "I'VE BEENASKED IF I WILL MEET WITHACTIVISTS TO DISCUSS THEIRASPIRATIONS FOR OUR CITY.

MYANSWER: OF COURSE.

HE WENTON TO ADD SAYING QUOTE: WHATI WILL NOT DO: AGREE TO ALIST OF DEMANDS BECAUSEPEOPLE BLOCK STREETS, SHUTDOWN HIGHWAYS, OR COME TO MYFAMILY'S HOME.

THE PROTESTENDING..

THE SAME WAY ITSTARTED..

WITH PEACE.

INTULSA, ASHLEY WHEELER 2WFY.YOU CAN READ TULSA MAYOR G-TBYNUM'S FULL STATEMENT INTHISSTORY ON OUR WEBSITE ATK-J-R-H DOT COM.ANOTHER RALLY IS PLANNEDTODAY IN TULSA..

AT THEGREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER.THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AREAEXPECTED TO GATHER ON THEFIELD ACROSS FROM THECENTER.

ORGANIZERS REMINDDEMONSTRATORS PLANNING TOATTEND TO KEEP THEIR MESSAGEOF UNITY PEACEFUL.SOT <8:19:14-21

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