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# i can't breathe

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# derek chauvin
Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.
# i can't breathe
George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show
Transcripts from the police officers’ body cameras, filed in court this week, show that George Floyd’s last words were “I can’t breathe.”
# black lives matter
'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral
The death of George Floyd has triggered protests and anger in the US and beyond.
# i can't breathe
Eric Garner chokehold death: New York reaches $5.9m settlement
The man’s death sparked a nationwide debate about tactics used by police.
# i can't breathe
'I Can't Breathe' t-shirts latest in long line of athletes making political statements
Lebron James and other athletes who made symbolic political statements.
# i can't breathe
Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings
The marches come after the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
# i can't breathe
Police in London arrest 76 people after shopping centre 'die-in'
Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the Westfield shopping mall in west London.
# eric garner
"We can't breathe": Outrage after jury decides cop won't be prosecuted for man's death
Garner died after being held in a chokehold, which was carried out by police officer Daniel Pantaleo.