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'Get your knee off our necks!': Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

 

Last updated 6/4/2020 at 7:26pm



AARON MORRISON and TIM SULLIVAN

Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Celebrities, musicians and political leaders gathered in front of George Floyd's golden casket Thursday for a fiery memorial service for the man whose death at the hands of police sparked global protests, with a civil rights leader declaring it is time for black people to demand, "Get your knee off our necks!"

The service — the first in a series of memorials set for three cities over six days — unfolded in Minneapolis at a sanctuary at North Central University as a judge a few blocks away set bail at $750,000 each for...



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