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Pooja Lodhia 25m
"She doesn't know what happened. I told her that her dad died because he couldn't breathe," Gianna's mother said.
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This morning, I keep thinking about what a Third Ward resident told me during the march for George Floyd. “We don’t have to love each other, we don’t have to touch each other, but we should at least be able to be safe around each other.” Full interview:
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Pooja Lodhia 12h
Our crews shot this video earlier today. Protestors are still downtown tonight.
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Gina Gaston 17h
A great shot of today’s March
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ABC13 Houston 15h
This was the scene downtown where is located at Polk Street. It appears someone in the crowd was arrested. Officers have the area blocked off. Watch live:
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Pooja Lodhia 14h
“WE ARE 60,000 STRONG!” Organizers for the George Floyd march said the crowd was nearly triple what they expected.
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More than 60, 000 people showed up to today’s peaceful protest downtown.
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and several other officers kneel during moment of silence at the march for George Floyd.
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Pooja Lodhia 17h
Crowds keep growing in downtown Houston.
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“For those who feel like, ‘oh, they’re taking it too far, they’re taking it too far,” then maybe you should step in and help and let’s figure out a different way.”
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“He was a superstar to me.” Byron Goosby says he spent his childhood looking up to his friend George Floyd. He wants people to know how loved “Big Floyd” was to so many.
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Pooja Lodhia 18h
“When is there going to be unity?” Friends and family members are gathering in the neighborhood where grew up as thousands march downtown.
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“We need to strategize and I’m not welcoming any actors, rappers, comedians, or even pastors that just want to come in and get their 15 minutes of shine.” Derek Kemp grew up with George Floyd. He says Floyd was his only friend his grandmother liked.
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Pooja Lodhia 21h
"That’s why I’m out here, because we are the older generation. We are the mama now." Sheila Masters lived next door to George Floyd in Houston's Third Ward. She says Floyd and his mother helped raise her own son.
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Pooja Lodhia 21h
Floyd's public viewing is set in Houston for Monday, June 8 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Fountain of Praise. Floyd's funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 9 at The Fountain of Praise. Former VP Joe Biden will attend Floyd's funeral.
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Pooja Lodhia 23h
“Let me just say this to the President of the United States on behalf of the police chiefs in this country. Please, if you don't have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut. Because you're putting men and women in their early 20s at risk.”
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Pooja Lodhia Jun 2
As many as 20,000 people are expected in downtown Houston today for a march honoring George Floyd. Organized by Houston entertainers Trae The Truth and BunB, it will include Floyd's family, some of whom are flying in to attend.
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