Protesters face off with police during a rally in Minneapolis on May 26. It was the day after George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed by a Minneapolis police officer.
People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial in Minneapolis on May 26. It was near the site where Floyd was taken into police custody.
Crowds gather in the street at a protest in Minneapolis on May 26.
Three women join hands in Minneapolis as they pray around a makeshift memorial for Floyd on May 26.
People gather outside a police precinct during demonstrations in Minneapolis on May 26.
A car in Minneapolis is hit with tear gas on May 26.
Milk is poured on the face of a protester who had been exposed to tear gas in Minneapolis on May 26.
Police try to disperse crowds in Minneapolis on May 26.
Minneapolis protesters gather in the rain on May 26.
People join hands across a freeway during a protest in Los Angeles on May 27.
Demonstrators in Minneapolis raise their hands during a standoff with police on May 27.
Two police officers stand on the roof of a Minneapolis police precinct during demonstrations on May 27.
Protesters use shopping carts as a barricade as they confront police near a Minneapolis police precinct on May 27.
Demonstrators gather in Memphis, Tennessee, on May 27.
A firework explodes as a fire burns inside an AutoZone store in Minneapolis on May 27.
People look on as a construction site burns in Minneapolis on May 27.
People use garden hoses and buckets to save homes in Minneapolis after rioters set fire to a housing complex under construction on May 27.
Crews work to put out fires after an apartment building under construction was burned to the ground during protests in Minneapolis on May 28.
A woman yells at a sheriff’s deputy during a protest in Minneapolis on May 28.
Protesters speak to police officers during a demonstration in New York City on May 28.
A protester is detained by police during a rally in New York City’s Union Square on May 28.
People demonstrate outside of a burning Minneapolis police precinct on May 28.
Protesters link arms and surround a police officer to protect him from a crowd in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 28.
A protester in Memphis winces in pain after being hit with pepper spray by police on May 28.
A protester carries an American flag upside down next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28.
A protester moves around a smoke-filled police precinct in Minneapolis on May 28.
A protester dumps fuel on a fire at a Minneapolis police precinct on May 28.
People vandalize a Walgreens store during protests in Oakland, California, on May 29.
Protesters gather in front of a burning fast-food restaurant in Minneapolis on May 29.
Demonstrators in Oakland climb atop a truck while blocking all lanes of traffic on Interstate 880 on May 29.
Protesters confront police officers while blocking the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles on May 29.
Police gather along Minneapolis’ Lake Street early on May 29 as fires burned after a night of unrest.
Protesters walk through downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on May 29.
A protester takes a knee in front of police officers in San Jose, California, on May 29.
Protesters burn a flag outside the CNN Center in Atlanta on May 29.
Jamela J. Pettiford sings during a protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on May 29.
Demonstrators protest outside CNN headquarters in Atlanta on May 29.
Demonstrators walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, on May 29.
A police officer in Boston holds down a protester while another officer uses pepper spray on May 29.
Protesters chant in Civic Center Park during a rally in Denver on May 29.
Protesters ride in cars during a demonstration in Louisville on May 29.
A man walks away as a car burns in a Minneapolis parking garage on May 29.
Police form a line near the Centennial Olympic Park and CNN Center in Atlanta on May 29.
People in Minneapolis try to extinguish burning cars on May 29.
A demonstrator is injured during a protest near the White House on May 30.
Police officers kneel during a rally in Coral Gables, Florida, on May 30.
Journalist Ed Ou is seen bleeding on May 30 after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters violating curfew in Minneapolis. He suffered a scalp wound and needed several stitches.
A Los Angeles Police Department kiosk burns in The Grove shopping center during a protest on May 30.
A police officer shoots rubber bullets at protesters who were throwing rocks and water bottles during a demonstration in Miami on May 30.
People with signs and masks that read “I can’t breathe” attend a protest in Chicago on May 30.
A protester holds a sign while a vehicle burns in a Philadelphia street on May 30.
People gather on top of a baseball backstop during a protest in Los Angeles on May 30.
Thousands of people stage a “die-in” protest at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on May 30.
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson high-fives a woman who called his name as he marches with protesters in Flint, Michigan, on May 30.
Protesters march near the Salt Lake City Police Department on May 30.
Protesters chant outside Dallas City Hall on May 30.
Bridges over the Chicago River are lifted to limit transportation to and from the Loop, where protesters clashed with police on May 30.
Protesters hold up metal gates as they build a barrier on a Las Vegas roadway on May 30.
Police push people back as they detain a protester in Las Vegas on May 30.
Looters ransack an Urban Outfitters store in Seattle on May 30.
A firework explodes by a police line near the White House on May 30.
Protesters link arms in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 30.
A protester runs past burning cars and buildings in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 30.
Jeffrey Maddrey, an assistant chief of the New York Police Department, takes a knee during a rally in Brooklyn on May 31.
A protester kneels in front of a police line in Memphis on May 31.
Protester Kendrick Cutkelvin uses a SWAT vehicle loudspeaker to disperse a crowd of protesters after a rally in Savannah, Georgia, on May 31.
People stage a “die-in” protest in Portland, Oregon, on May 31.
Police react to demonstrators near the White House on May 31.
A demonstrator jumps on a police car in Washington, DC, on May 31.
A woman is helped after being hit with pepper spray in Minneapolis on May 31.
A police officer aims a nonlethal weapon as protesters raise their hands in Santa Monica, California, on May 31.
A man screams as he sees a police officer take a knee near the White House on May 31.
Demonstrators gather to protest near the White House on May 31.
Armored vehicles from the Minnesota Army National Guard surround the Capitol in St. Paul on May 31.
Two men kneel in front of a line of Kentucky state troopers during a protest in Louisville on June 1.
A firework thrown by a protester explodes at the feet of police in Riverside, California, on June 1.
Riot police rush demonstrators in Lafayette Park on June 1.
Security forces push protesters away from the White House in order to allow President Trump to visit St. John’s Episcopal Church on June 1.
Law enforcement officers kneel with protesters in Atlanta on June 1.
Protesters gather at the J.E.B. Stuart statue in Richmond, Virginia, on June 1.
A demonstrator holds her hands up while she kneels in front of police officers at City Hall in Anaheim, California, on June 1.
Protesters gather in New York’s Times Square on June 1.
Protesters lie down in an intersection, blocking traffic in Coralville, Iowa, on June 2.
Members of the National Guard watch as demonstrators march along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on June 2.
Protesters on horseback rally in downtown Houston on June 2.
Protesters rally in Bethesda, Maryland, on June 2.
A resident of Clarksville, Tennessee, holds up a sign that says “I can’t breathe” across the street from protesters on June 2.
Protesters rally outside the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on June 2.
Hundreds of surfers in Encinitas, California, gather in support of Black Lives Matter on June 3.
Demonstrators brave the rain to protest near the White House on June 4.
Protesters march in San Diego on June 4.
Jessica Moore attempts to hold dialogue with a counter-protester while rallying in Anna, Illinois, on June 4.
Demonstrators paint the words “defund the police” as they protest near the White House on June 6.
Protesters stretch more than five blocks during a demonstration near the White House on June 6.
Protesters walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on June 6.
Protesters pack the lawn at the Indiana Capitol on June 6.
Demonstrators take to the streets in Clayton, Missouri, on June 6.
Protesters are arrested after violating curfew in New York on June 5.
A person watches protesters march in St. Louis on June 7.
Protesters lie in a street near the White House on June 7.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace wears a shirt that reads “I Can’t Breathe – Black Lives Matter” as the National Anthem is played before a Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on June 7. Wallace, the only Black driver in NASCAR’s top circuit, has been an outspoken advocate of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Seattle Police and Washington National Guard personnel retake control of an intersection as demonstrators clashed with law enforcement near the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct shortly after midnight on June 8.
Josiah Brown fist-bumps a member of the US Secret Service after he and his mother, Alexis Brown, prayed over the officers near the White House on June 9.
Members of the 1199SEIU union, the nation’s largest union of health-care workers, kneel during a June 11 vigil at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in New York.
A woman shouts slogans as she protests outside the burned Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta on June 15.
Members of Spark-Y, a nonprofit youth empowerment group, build a garden at the George Floyd memorial site in Minneapolis on June 17.
Activist Angela Davis raises her fist during a Juneteenth shutdown and protest at the Port of Oakland in California.
People pray together during a Juneteenth event at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park.
Protesters march in the street during a demonstration in Minneapolis on June 25.