GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS: Violence Erupts in Several U.S. Cities #dablock


Police once again clashed with protesters in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. According toThe New York Times, Donald Trump was sent to an underground bunker on Friday night when the demonstrations had Secret Service agents concerned for his safety. Trump was out-of-sight on Sunday, save for his usual activity on Twitter, as fires burned near the White House.

Here are some other headlines about the national unrest.

ViacomCBS announced that all of its platforms including MTV, Comedy Central, CMT, and BET will go dark for eight minutes and 46 seconds today at 5 p.m. in tribute to George Floyd. (Deadline)

Attorney General William Barr is deploying federal anti-riot teams to Washington, D.C. and Miami in hopes of quelling unrest. (USA Today)

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo spoke to George Floyd's family through a CNN reporterand called the other three officers "complicit" in Floyd's death and are just as responsible as Derek Chauvin.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is taking over the criminal investigation into Floyd's death (NBC News)

More than 4,400 protesters have been arrested nationwide since the death of George Floyd. (USA Today).

A protester in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed after police say they responded to gunfire coming from a crowd at a parking lot. (CBS News)

St. John's Church, a 200 year-old church near the White House which has been attended by every U.S. president since James Madison, was set on fire. (Washington Post)

Two lawyers in Brooklyn were arrested in an alleged Molotov cocktail attack on police. (The New York Times)

At least two people died after shootings last Saturday night, early Sunday morning in Indianapolis. (FOX News)

George Floyd's family said that Donald Trump was dismissive in his phone call to the family. (New York Daily News)

Mayor de Blasio's daughter was arrested at a protest in Manhattan. (New York Post)

Long Beach and Santa Monica were hit hard by looters on Sunday, despite curfews. (Los Angeles Times)