Violence erupted in cities across the United States into the sixth night of protests following the death of a man in the custody of African-American police officer George Floyd.
According to the BBC's June 1, 2020, curfews have been placed near 40 cities, but people have ignored them, causing tension.
Riot police clashed with protesters in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, firing tear gas and pepper spray to try to disperse the crowd.
Police cars were set on fire and shops were looted in several cities.
The U.S. National Guard for National Emergency said on Sunday that its 5,000 employees were active in 15 states and Washington, D.C., where crowds gathered near the White House. Again, setting fire and throwing rocks at riot officials.