Kansas rally over George Floyd's death recalls Topeka case
May 31, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Several hundred protesters rallied at the Kansas Statehouse on Saturday to protest George Floyd's death in Minnesota with T-shirts and chants that recalled the 2017 case of a black man fatally shot by two white police officers in Topeka.
Organizers promised a peaceful protest and opened with prayer. The racially diverse crowd included children and older adults and held signs with slogans such as "I Can't Breathe" and "Stop Lynching Us."
Floyd's death in Minneapolis sparked violent unrest there and protests across the United States. Floyd, who'd been handcuffed, died af...