Mind Blowing Photos of George Floyd’s Death and Protests

The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis and across the United States.

Manslaughter and third-degree murder charges have been filed against Derek Chauvin, the officer who prosecutors say held his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes.

Chauvin and the other three officers at the scene have been fired. The Department of Justice is investigating.

See Below for Photos of event/protests around the world

Demonstrations in support of George Floyd are ongoing overseas, including in the French cities of Paris and Lyon.
Protesters there are setting fires and clashing with police officers, who are responding with tear gas.. The French are not only showing solidarity with George Floyd, but also the family of a French black man who died after being arrested by police in 2016.


housands of people defied a police ban and converged on the main Paris courthouse for a demonstration to show solidarity with U.S. protesters and denounce the death of a black man in French police custody, June 2, 2020.
People gather on June 1, 2020, in Minneapolis, at site where George Floyd died May 25 while in police custody.
A group of demonstrators gather at a makeshift memorial honoring George Floyd, at the spot where he was taken into custody, in Minneapolis, Minn., June 2, 2020.
A police vehicle passes a building on East Lake Street that was destroyed during protests two days prior, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Minneapolis.


George Floyd is pictured in an undated photo released by the office of Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump.Courtesy Ben Crump Law
Terrence Floyd visits the site near where his brother George was taken in Minneapolis police custody and later died, in Minneapolis, June 1, 2020.


Louisville police were on guard inside police tape at the intersection of 26th and Broadway on June 1 after a man was shot and killed by police and National Guard personnel outside Dino’s Market.Louisville police were on guard inside police tape at the intersection of 26th and Broadway on June 1 after a man was shot and killed by police and National Guard personnel outside Dino’s Market.Matt Stone/Courier Journal via USA Today Network
Emotions overtook some as hundreds gathered to protest the death of David McAtee, a beloved BBQ owner who shot and killed amid gunfire by LMPD and Kentucky National Guard early Monday morning near 26th and Broadway in Louisville., Kentucky, June 1, 2020.Emotions overtook some as hundreds gathered to protest the death of David McAtee, a beloved BBQ owner who shot and killed amid gunfire by LMPD and Kentucky National Guard early Monday morning near 26th and Broadway in Louisville., Kentucky, June 1, 2020.Matt Stone/Courier Journal via USA TODAY Network


A Best Buy store with broken entrance is seen while people are taking electronics from inside the building in Chicago, Illinois, United States on June 1, 2020.A Best Buy store with broken entrance is seen while people are taking electronics from inside the building in Chicago, Illinois, United States on June 1, 2020.Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

A looted souvenir shop is seen after a night of protest over the death of George Floyd, June 2, 2020 in New York City. New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday declared a city curfew from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, as sometimes violent protests roil communities nationwide.A looted souvenir shop is seen after a night of protest over the death of George Floyd, June 2, 2020 in New York City. New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday declared a city curfew from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, as sometimes violent protests roil communities nationwide.Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images
People cross the FDR Drive interrupting traffic during protests over the death of George Floyd, in New York, New York, June 1, 2020.People cross the FDR Drive interrupting traffic during protests over the death of George Floyd, in New York, New York, June 1, 2020.Alba Vigaray/EPA via Shutterstock


Protesters participate in a moment of silence during a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, June 1, 2020.Protesters participate in a moment of silence during a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, June 1, 2020.Jeenah Moon/Reuters
Protesters rush past Times Square after an 11pm curfew during a night of marches and vandalism over the death of George Floyd on June 1, 2020 in New York City.Protesters rush past Times Square after an 11pm curfew during a night of marches and vandalism over the death of George Floyd on June 1, 2020 in New York City.John Moore/Getty Images

A man takes skateboards during a night of protests and vandalism over the death of George Floyd on June 1, 2020 in New York City.A man takes skateboards during a night of protests and vandalism over the death of George Floyd on June 1, 2020 in New York City.John Moore/Getty Images
Chief of Department of the New York City Police, Terence Monahan, takes a knee with activists as protesters paused while walking in New York, June 1, 2020.Chief of Department of the New York City Police, Terence Monahan, takes a knee with activists as protesters paused while walking in New York, June 1, 2020.Craig Ruttle/AP
Chief of Department of the New York City Police, Terence Monahan, hugs an activist during a protest in New York, June 1, 2020. Demonstrators took to the streets of New York to protest the… Chief of Department of the New York City Police, Terence Monahan, hugs an activist during a protest in New York, June 1, 2020. Demonstrators took to the streets of New York to protest the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after he was pinned at the neck by a Minneapolis police officer.Craig Ruttle/AP

Demonstrators gather at the site of George Floyd’s death while under arrest by police officers in Minneapolis, May 31, 2020.Demonstrators gather at the site of George Floyd’s death while under arrest by police officers in Minneapolis, May 31, 2020.Emilie Richardson/ABC News
Police and rescue workers swarm the intersection outside Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, where shots were fired late Monday, June 1, 2020, in downtown Las Vegas. Police were present for a protest over the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who died in police custody on Memorial Day.Police and rescue workers swarm the intersection outside Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, where shots were fired late Monday, June 1, 2020, in downtown Las Vegas. Police were present for a protest over the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who died in police custody on Memorial Day.Ronda Churchill/AP
Police officers surround a person that was shot near the 300 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard, on June 1, 2020, in downtown Las Vegas.Police officers surround a person that was shot near the 300 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard, on June 1, 2020, in downtown Las Vegas.Bridget Bennett/AFP via Getty Images
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A protestor waves a burned American flag over a fire during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in St Louis, Missouri, U.S., June 1, 2020. Picture taken June 1,2020A protestor waves a burned American flag over a fire during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in St Louis, Missouri, U.S., June 1, 2020. Picture taken June 1,2020Lawrence Bryant/Reuters


A member of the St. Louis Fire Department removes a hose outside a vandalized and burned convenience store, June 2, 2020, in St. Louis, the morning after protests against the death of George Floyd. People were seen removing items from the store before the building went up in flames following a large peaceful protest.A member of the St. Louis Fire Department removes a hose outside a vandalized and burned convenience store, June 2, 2020, in St. Louis, the morning after protests against the death of George Floyd. People were seen removing items from the store before the building went up in flames following a large peaceful protest.Jeff Roberson/AP
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Los Angeles police have arrested 2,700 people since protests began; more than 1,000 taken into custody on Monday. (AP)
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