Peaceful protests and a march took place in downtown Amarillo Sunday following the death of George Floyd on Monday. “No justice, no peace," is just one of the chants from protesters as they marched from City Hall to Sam Houston park.
The unemployment rate in Amarillo is at an all time high. Typically around two or three percent, last month shows unemployment is at nine percent, which Andrew Freeman says is good compared to the rest of the state and country.
The Chief of the Texas Division of Emergency Management Nim Kidd says when looking at the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Texas, Potter, Randall and Moore counties have higher rates per capita, which is why response teams were sent to this area.