Second protest taking place in South Bend over George Floyd’s death

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Another protest is underway in South Bend at the Charles Martin Youth Center over George Floyd, an African American man who died after a white police office knelt on his neck for over 7 minutes.

The protest began at the Charles Martin Youth Center before making its way over to the St. Joseph County Courthouse.

The crowd of protesters has lined the side of the street chanting "Black Lives Matter," "No Justice, No Peace" and "I Can't Breathe."

Many of the protesters are carrying signs demanding justice for George Floyd and expressing criticism over excessive use of force from police.

The protest also traveled to the County City Building, and it is returning to the Charles Martin Center.

Hundreds of people participated in the protest as several speakers discussed the injustices that African Americans are facing. 

The protest has been peaceful, and many of the people protesting are calling for solidarity and unity.

After returning to Charles Martin Center, some of the protesters disbursed but many in the area continue to protest.

Protesters are reportedly heading in the direction of the South Bend Police Station.

South Bend Mayor James Mueller also released a statement on the protests that are taking place Saturday.

Photo via Jordan Hatfield

Photo via Jordan Hatfield

Photo via Jordan Hatfield

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