WATCH LIVE: National protests continue following the death of George Floyd

The nation’s capital has seen protests since May 29

FILE - In this June 5, 2020, file photo, people hold signs as they listen to a speaker in front of city hall in downtown Kansas City, Mo., during a rally to protest the death of George Floyd. As a new generation steps up, activists and historians believe theres important work to be done for white people: Listening to black voices and following rather than trying to lead, for one, and the deep introspection it takes to confront unconscious bias and the perks of privilege that come just from being white. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File) (Charlie Riedel, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Protests across the country continue in opposition to racial inequality and police brutality following the death of George Floyd.

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The nation’s capital has seen protests since May 29, following Floyd’s death.

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In San Antonio, health experts have urged protestors to be cautious of COVID-19 and the city’s Public Health Committee has recommended San Antonio police discontinue the use of tear gas, which could increase coughing and the risk of contracting COVID-19.


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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.