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Amid protests, Gilchrist says relief won't 'come from smashing windows'

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Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist responded Sunday to national outrage over the death of George Floyd, vowing reforms and…
Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist responded Sunday to national outrage over the death of George Floyd, vowing reforms and encouraging protesters to be home for Sunday dinner.
Whitmer and Gilchrist, issued a six-minute video on social media as protests continued nationally after Floyd’s death in police custody in Minnesota on May 25. A demonstration in Lansing was ongoing Sunday afternoon while another was planned for Detroit on Sunday evening.
Recent protests in Detroit and Grand Rapids against police violence have seen looting and arrests.
„Relief will not come from smashing windows,“ Gilchrist said in the video.

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