Washington Authorities expect that Saturday will be the largest demonstration against police brutality that killed African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis. Military vehicles and officers in the form of closed most of the centre, fearing mass demonstrations that could get out of control, reports the Washington Times.

the White house is fortified with new fencing, there are additional security measures in connection with protests that sometimes became violent. President Donald trump is in residence, he has not scheduled any meetings.

On the streets hung with signs: “black Lives matter” as if warning of mayor Muriel Bowser from military action. According to eyewitnesses, in some areas, visible group of people who collect bottles and stones for confrontation with law enforcement officers.

meanwhile, Raeford, North Carolina, the place of birth of the deceased George Floyd, gathered at the memorial service relatives and sympathizers, reports CBS News.

at the entrance of the Church formed two lines in the amount of one hundred people. When passing carried the coffin, came a loud cries of “Black power,” “No justice, no peace”. After good-byes, held a memorial service for Floyd. He died on may 25, when a police officer from Minneapolis, put his knee on his neck, and held him for a few minutes. The black death led to protests around the world against brutality and racism.