Police Chief Steve Williams Saturday tweeted a statement condemning the treatment and death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after an officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes during an arrest.
The event has led to countrywide protest which is only getting larger and larger with more people coming forward to show their support again the racism. The store was near the place where Floyd was killed and it was heavily damaged during last week's protests.
Over the weekend demonstrators gathered in London, Berlin and Auckland, among other cities, to protest against police brutality in solidarity with the USA crowds.
There were no reported injuries among the protesters. Police didn't stop them.
A minute's silence was then observed when they arrived at the US Embassy. Several hundred milled around in the street and waved placards.
Two separate protests were held here on Sunday over the brutal killing of an African American in the United States, reported Irish national radio and television broadcaster RTE.
Los Angeles Protests — George Floyd Killing
LA Mayor Garcetti announced a curfew in the city of Los Angeles from 8 p.m. on Sunday to 5:30 a.m on Monday. Many celebrities across the world are coming together to protest against racism and police brutality.
Other slogans included "Justice for George Floyd" and "The UK is not innocent" - a reference to alleged police brutality in the UK.
Tweeting on Saturday, he wrote "Some don't think "Black Lives Matter"," pointing to an global activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people. No incidents were reported. One of the protest leaders said that they kneeled for the amount of time that ex-Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into the back of George Floyd's neck. The newspaper's story reported "scenes like out of a civil war".
"There are exasperated black movements that no longer preach nonviolent resistance", Gaggi wrote, noting the Minnesota governor's warning that "anarchist and white supremacy groups are trying to fuel the chaos".
As well as expressing solidarity with U.S. protesters, those gathered were also demonstrating against the treatment of minority and indigenous groups in Australia.
Police fired tear gas and stun grenades into a crowd of more than 1,000 protesters across the street from the White House in Washington DC.