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Former President Obama to address nation live on George Floyd death

Former President Barack Obama will address the nation to speak about the widespread protests and violence following the death of George Floyd, the Black Minnesota man who died in police custody.

Obama is set to face the nation at 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, June 3. Some major networks will carry his speech live. You can also watch his address live on his website.

According to CNN, which will carry the address live, Obama will speak about the death of George Floyd and the protests and looting that threaten to widen the gap because the haves and the have nots.

The violent uprising has mainly affected Black communities, where economic and health disparities are worse than other communities.

Obama previously addressed the death of Floyd and the protests, but this will be his first live remarks about the nationwide protests.

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