WATCH: George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis

Mourners gathered Thursday in Minneapolis for the first in a series of memorials for George Floyd, whose police-custody death sparked widespread protests against racial injustice.

Memorials are set to take place in three cities over six days: After Minneapolis, Floyd’s body will go to Raeford, North Carolina, where he was born, for a public viewing and private family service on Saturday.

Read more from The Associated Press.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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