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WATCH: Nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd

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Posted at 8:00 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 22:20:23-04

Demonstrations are ongoing nationwide after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week.

Protests in have mostly been peaceful, according to the Associated Press, but in Atlanta, people set a police car on fire and broke windows at CNN headquarters.

The White House was put on lockdown for a short time Friday night, as protesters approached the complex and approached Secret Service agents.

READ MORE: White House lockdown lifted after protests

In Atlanta, protesters jumped on cars, shattered windshields, and pelted responding police officers with bottles.

A demonstration in Houston, where Floyd grew up, was mostly peaceful, with the exception of one woman who had a rifle and allegedly used it to incite the crowd.

Read more about the recent protests here.

Above are videos of demonstrations in cities across the country, courtesy CNN.

Floyd was arrested earlier this week by police officers in Minneapolis. Video shows Floyd on the ground, with one officer's knee on his neck. That officer, Derek Chauvin, has been arrested and is facing charges of third degree murder and manslaughter. Three other officers are under investigation. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office released Chauvin's mug shot Friday night.

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