Thousands of protesters gathered outside the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn, New York City on May 29, in the context of a wave of protests spreading across the United States after the case of George Floyd, a black man in

Crowds marched carrying signs reading `I can’t breathe` in lower Manhattan, demanding passage of a law banning police from using suffocation tactics on detainees.

A protester in New York was arrested on May 29.

Floyd, 46 years old, was restrained by four police officers on May 25 for allegedly being involved in a counterfeit money case.

Protests later broke out in the city of Minneapolis because the prosecutor’s office initially did not decide to prosecute the police officers involved, even though these four people were fired.

On May 29, Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder, unintentionally causing the death of another person, and negligent manslaughter.

During yesterday’s protest in New York, police arrested dozens of people, handcuffed them, put them on buses on Atlantic Avenue, and blocked a major road, after the crowd spit and threw bottles at the forces.

In Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, protests became chaotic and at times erupted into violence.

Bernice King, youngest daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., urged people to go home after more than 1,000 protesters marched from Centennial Olympic Park to the state capital, blocking an interstate highway,

`The only way we can get what we want is rational action, not violence,` Bernice King said in her hometown.

'I can't breathe' protests spread across America

Protesters confront police in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 29.

In Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, hundreds of people participated in a `Protest against police violence` last evening outside Detroit police headquarters.

They chanted the slogan `no justice, no peace`.

Denver, the capital of Colorado, witnessed a second day of protests after hundreds of people marched peacefully through downtown demanding justice for Floyd.

In Houston, Texas, hundreds of people gathered at a protest organized by the Black Lives Matter group at City Hall on May 29.

'I can't breathe' protests spread across America

Protests spread across America

Police used tear gas to disperse a protesting crowd in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 30.

After a night of violence that left at least seven people shot in Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, city police are preparing for more protests expected following Floyd’s killing and several other incidents.

In many other cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Des Moines or Las Vegas, Minneapolis, protests continue to spread.