Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 1, 2020

Lacey Davis joined about 250 people gathered for a public “I Can’t Breathe” rally protesting the death of a black man, George Floyd, who was killed after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody in Minnesota. People held signs decrying violence against black people and calling out institutional racism, many supporting the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Juneau, Alaska. Similar protests happened throughout the state with hundreds turning out in Fairbanks and Anchorage, they’ve also erupted in dozens of cities all over the country. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/KTOO)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Seafood companies are putting their coronavirus plans to the test. And, hundreds of Alaskans rallied last weekend to protest the death of George Floyd. Plus: Alaska’s Native Youth Olympians compete online.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Pablo Pena and Adelyn Baxter in Juneau