Despite Curfews And Heavy Police Presence, Protests Persist Across The Country

Protesters outraged over police brutality and systemic racism have spilled into the streets across the country, from Minneapolis to New York and in smaller cities such as Omaha, Neb.
Protesters lie on the ground with their hands behind their backs in New York City's Times Square on Monday. Outrage over police brutality and systemic racism has spilled into the streets in cities across the country. Source: Timothy A. Clary

Updated at 11:08 a.m. ET

One week after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Police custody, demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism continued across the United States. Many cities imposed curfews, and President Trump again warned he would order active duty military forces to restore order if state and local governments, in his judgement, failed to do so.

Here are details of some protests around the country.

St. Louis

Four police officers were shot and wounded during another night of unrest in St. Louis, according to the city's police chief,

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