Protesters reportedly smashed windows at the Hall of Fame and were seen looting the building before police officers arrived. "This is not in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr".
"We are heartbroken to see the damage to our city and the Hall of Fame", College Football Hall of Fame CEO Kimberly Beaudin said in a statement. You are disgracing the life of George Floyd and every other person who has been killed in this country. Griggs said he spoke with Shields at the protest and texted with her Saturday morning about next steps that can be taken.
The CNN Center, home to the major cable news network, was the site of a major standoff between police and protesters.
Before Floyd's death, unrest in Louisville, Kentucky, has been a common occurrence due to the death of Breonna Taylor, who died in March when police conducted a "no-knock" raid on her apartment. This is not how we change America. Several miles north, in Buckhead, another set of protesters ransacked Phipps Plaza, looted Target, and set fire to a Kroger, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and unsubstantiated videos shared on social media.
This comes as violence has erupted in cities around the country in response to the death of George's Floyd in Minnesota on Monday.
Bottoms was flanked by King's daughter, Bernice King, and rappers T.I. and Killer Mike. The officers involved with his death were fired and on Friday Derek Chauvin, the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for several minutes, was arrested and charged with murder.
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp called in National Guard units and declared an emergency.
"Ted Turner started CNN in Atlanta, 40 years ago because he believed in who we are as a city".
An initially peaceful demonstration in New York City spiraled into chaos as night fell, as protesters skirmished with officers, destroyed police vehicles and set fires.
Demonstrators rocked a police van, set it ablaze, scrawled graffiti across its charred hulk and set it on fire a second time as officers retreated from the area. George Floyd." They hoisted signs reading: "He said I can't breathe.
Some demonstrators smashed police cars and spray-painted the iconic logo sign at CNN headquarters in downtown Atlanta.
"When you burn down this city, you're burning down our community!" the mayor continued.