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Community responds to racial injustice: A timeline

Demonstrators block Halsted Street as they move north during a march on June 7 that began at Patriot's Park in Homewood. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

On May 25, George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, died while in police custody in Minneapolis after a white officer, Derek Chauvin, pinned him to the street with his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. 

The incident was caught on video, and the recordings quickly went viral on social media. 

After Floyd’s death, protests against police violence erupted, but unlike previous cases, the . . .

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