12:50 PM ETArda OcalESPN Staff Writer FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintThe Call of Duty League's Minnesota RØKKR announced Tuesday that they will put on a charity campaign for their home city during their June 12-14 home series to honor George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died last week in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes. Chauvin was fired and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Last weekend, the Minnesota RØKKR and the Call of Duty League agreed to postpone the RØKKR's home series until this weekend due to Floyd's death and subsequent protests in Minneapolis and across the United States. The RØKKR said in a statement that contributions during the home series will be used to support the fight for racial justice and rebuilding efforts in Minnesota and nationwide. The home series weekend will include donations being collected for Campaign Zero, We Love Lake Street, #RestoreNorth, We Love St.
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