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The bronze memorial to Colston was torn down amid worldwide Black Lives Matter protests triggered by the death of George Floyd. Mr Floyd died after a white police officer held him down by pressing his knee into his neck for almost nine minutes in Minneapolis on May 25

A bust of 19th-century British imperialist #CecilRhodes  has been beheaded in Cape Town, the latest statue emblematic of colonialism or slavery to be attacked since Black Lives Matter protests erupted over the killing of unarmed black American George Floyd

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show has featured dozens of racist attacks on the Black Lives Matter movement and protests following the police killing of George Floyd

Navajo activist @blackhorse_a , a leader in the fight against the Washington football team, lifts up the Black Lives Matter "groundswell" for the final push that prompted the team to change its name. "It's unfortunate that it had to happen because of the murder of George Floyd."

@UrichJay  became social-media famous during the George Floyd protests in Columbia, holding a sign channeling the Black Lives Matter movement with his own message, “Matter is the Minimum.”

Following George Floyd’s death, which sparked nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, more than 480 instances of aggression against the press have been reported to @uspresstracker . These attacks on journalists have resonated widely overseas:

PHOTOS: New George Floyd mural unveiled with Floyd's brother in Brooklyn See Black Lives Matter art and murals around the world

After the death of George Floyd, Twitter conversation on the Black Lives Matter movement was largely concentrated in Minnesota. But by June 2nd, the movement had spread across the U.S. and around the world, an analysis of Twitter location hashtags shows:

Bon Jovi pays tribute to George Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 'American Reckoning' single

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Breonna Taylor should still be alive. David McAtee should still be alive. George Floyd should still be alive. Tony McDade should still be alive. Eric Garner should still be alive. Atatiana Jefferson should still be alive. BLACK. LIVES. MATTER.

Last night the President called the words Black Lives Matter “a symbol of hate”. No turning back now. He’s running as George Wallace. Unapologetic racism and division. It won’t work.

@realDonaldTrump , keep George Floyd’s name out of your mouth until you can say Black Lives Matter.

Black Lives Matter. To honor the legacy of George Floyd, today, 6/4/20, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET, we will be shutting down access to our online games, Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online.

George Floyd’s life mattered. Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor's lives mattered. Christian Cooper’s life matters. Black lives matter, and we have a lot of work to do to achieve true equality and justice for all. Join @ColorOfChange  to become a part of that work today.

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NBA 2K paused online play for 2 hours and provided its players with free Black Lives Matter & I Can’t Breathe shirts today in honor of George Floyd. (via floyd_773/Instagram)

Black Lives Matter. The murder of George Floyd once again displays the harsh reality of racial bias and police brutality that black Americans confront in our country. As millions take to the streets to demand justice, I had some reflections I wanted to share:

So let me get this straight: Black Lives Matter protesters are tear gassed for protesting the murder of George Floyd, but MAGA protesters are left alone for bringing AR-15s inside state capitols?

Peaceful protests in Los Angeles and across America continue to demand justice for George Floyd and so many other Black Americans who have died at the hands of police. We must all work to dismantle systemic racism, and build a more just and equitable nation. Black Lives Matter.

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