Nation, Valley demonstrators protest George Floyd death

In response to George Floyd’s death on May 25, protests sparked across U.S. cities in the following days. These protests prompted a peaceful and passionate demonstration in Edinburg in support of victims of racism.

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Valley demonstrators protest George Floyd death

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Monitor staff writer Berenice Garcia documented the protest as it was happening on her Twitter page, in addition to interviewing protesters: