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Minneapolis residents are still occupying George Floyd Square

Tuesday marks one year since George Floyd's killing during an arrest in Minneapolis. The blocks around East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, where Floyd was killed, have existed as an autonomous zone since last May."The goal of George Floyd Square is to hold the city accountable, to build community, and to seek justice," one community member said. But local authorities want to tear down the barriers.

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    Minneapolis residents are still occupying George Floyd Square as the city vows to reopen the intersection

    Community members put up barricades last May to prevent cars from entering the area where Floyd was killed. The residents won't leave until its demands are met.

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