Philonise Floyd called on the US Congress to "stop the pain" and act on police reform, as he testified the day after his brother's funeral.
"We are fighting wickedness in high places," said civil rights leader Al Sharpton in his eulogy at George Floyd's funeral.
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The US President had suggested, without any evidence, that a 75-year-old demonstrator, who was pushed to the ground by police officers, could be an "Antifa provocateur".
"It’s time out for the oppression of black people. And today is the day," said Joseph Kualls, who attended the public viewing of Floyd's casket.
The funeral on Tuesday in Floyd's home town was private but thousands paid their respect at a memorial service on Monday.
The legislation, if adopted, would ban police chokeholds, reduce legal protections for officers and establish a national database of excessive-force incidents.
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Attendees at the first of several funerals to be held across the US for George Floyd stood in silence for 8 minutes, 46 seconds, the amount of time Floyd was alleged to be on the ground under the control of police.
"You've communicated a sense of urgency," former US President Barack Obama told young protesters, calling protests over the death of George Floyd "powerful".
"Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people —does not even pretend to try. Instead, he tries to divide us," said Mattis, who served as Trump's defence secretary from 2017-2019.
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Charges against Derek Chauvin, the police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck, have also been upgraded to second-degree murder.
"There's power in vote, power in demonstrations," civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson told Euronews.
Of the 143 alleged assaults, 49 were physical attacks on journalists (31 by police), 50 injuries by projectile and rubber bullets, 35 instances of tear gas use and 21 of pepper spray.
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Thousands defied US curfews to protest the death of George Floyd while outrage continued to reverberate in Europe on Tuesday.
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Violent clashes have spread over the weekend as protesters defied city curfews, amid widespread anger at the latest police killing of a black American.