Protesters demand justice in police killing of George Floyd

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Updated: June 13, 2020 at 1:34 PM

Protests broke out in cities across the United States and Europe after a white police officer in Minneapolis was recorded kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man. Floyd died and the officer has been charged in the May 25, 2020 encounter. George Floyd was laid to rest on June 9, 2020 in his hometown, Houston.

A family walks past a collection of signs following weeks of protest against the death of George Floyd near Lafayette Park and the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 12. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI

People participate in a Black Lives Matter protest demonstrating against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd on June 12 at the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI

Protesters stop traffic on Sunset Boulevard. in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles to express outrage at police brutality and the killing of George Floyd on June 12. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

A mural commemorates George Floyd on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles on June 12. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Protesters stop traffic on Sunset Boulevard in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles on June 12. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park in New York City on June 9. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

The protest went on as funeral services for George Floyd were held in Houston. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

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