Root Causes Of The George Floyd Protests: A View From New York City

AMERICA PROTESTS BRITAIN
Protesters on Whitehall in London, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Protests have taken place across America and internationally, after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against Floyd's neck while the handcuffed black man called out that he couldn't breathe. The officer, Derek Chauvin, has been fired and charged with murder. AP Photo
AMERICA PROTESTS BRITAIN
Protesters on Whitehall in London, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Protests have taken place across America and internationally, after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against Floyd's neck while the handcuffed black man called out that he couldn't breathe. The officer, Derek Chauvin, has been fired and charged with murder. AP Photo

Root Causes Of The George Floyd Protests: A View From New York City

Global protests continued Tuesday in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This week, we take a look at the “why” behind protests in various cities.

Reset checks in with a New York City-base reporter to discuss the city’s protests.

GUEST: Terrell J. Starr, senior reporter at The Root