Powerful Images from Protests Across the U.S. Over George Floyd's Death
In response to George Floyd's death at the hands of police officers, the nation erupted in protests over the weekend
Floyd's niece Gabrielle Thompson mourns his death at a protest in Houston, where Floyd was born and raised before moving to Minneapolis several years ago.
Protestors demonstrate outside the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver.
A protestor uses milk to help soothe a fellow protestor who appears to have been tear-gassed or pepper-sprayed.
Demonstrators gathered near the White House raise their arms up as they face off with police.
In Portland, Maine, protestors lie down in the center of a busy intersection with their hands behind their backs.
Protestors in Columbus, Ohio, speak out against the racial disparities and systemic racism that underlie the disproportionately high infection and death rates from COVID-19 among people of color.
In N.Y.C.'s West Village, demonstrators carry signs reading "Black Lives Matter" and "Stop Killing Black People" as they protest police brutality and systemic racism.
In New York City, protestors hop atop a police car in Union Square.
Cars burn as a man crosses the street in Seattle, where peaceful protests became destructive on Saturday.
A demonstrator holds up a sign that reads "No Justice, No Peace," and "#GeorgeFloyd" in front of a line of police near Minneapolis' 5th Precinct.
A firework explodes near a police line in Atlanta.
Police block off the street amid Seattle demonstrations demanding justice for George Floyd.
A crowd of young demonstrators take a knee in New York City's Times Square.
Protestors stand together in Philadelphia.
Police and protestors clash in Chicago's Saturday protest.
Protestors gather in Louisville, Kentucky, seeking justice for George Floyd as well as Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman who was fatally shot by police on March 13 in her Louisville home.
Police in riot gear emerge from a cloud of blue smoke as they approach protestors in Minneapolis.
In Los Angeles, protestors sit and listen during a demonstration against police brutality.
Protestors kneel in front of Detroit police holding up riot shields.
In Atlanta, protestors converge on the CNN Center, which became the site of a violent exchange between demonstrators and police. The SWAT Team and National Guard were both called in as the number of demonstrators swelled.
Protestors kneel outside of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Protestors raise their fists against a background of smoke and flames in Minneapolis.
Protestors stand outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, holding up a banner with George Floyd's name.
A police officer sprays protestors with pepper spray in Brooklyn.
Protestors gather outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
A demonstrator raises a fist in the air during a march in Boston.