May 25: George Floyd dies while being arrested
George Floyd, 46, is arrested shortly after 8 p.m. after allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill at a store in Minneapolis. Darnella Frazier posted a video of the arrest on his Facebook page later that night shows an officer with his knee on Floyd’s neck. Numerous times during the arrest Floyd repeats “I can’t breathe.” and show Floyd eventually becoming unresponsive. The Facebook post goes viral quick and the outrage begins.