Images from a month of protests and national soul-searching aroused by the May 25 death of a Black man, George Floyd, under the knee of a white police officer, as demonstrators take to the streets from Atlanta to Oakland with calls for racial justice:
Ballerinas Kennedy George, 14, and Ava Holloway, 14, pose in front of a monument of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Richmond after Virginia Governor Ralph Northam ordered its removal. More images of outrage across America: 📷 @JuliaRendleman
In several cities, images emerged of police officers joining demonstrators during their protests over the death of George Floyd, marching with them and kneeling in solidarity. One police chief told @ABC "it's a partnership with the community."
THREAD: Images of violent protests from around the U.S. can obscure some of the hundreds of peaceful demonstrations held since the death of George Floyd. Here are some of the voices of demonstrators, in their own words.
A @NASAEarth satellite captured images of widespread surface melt in Antarctica's George VI ice shelf. These jewel-toned ponds of meltwater spanned a vast area on the shelf—a huge slab of floating glacier ice on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula:
Combining classic and modern film icons. Images created by George Chamoun.
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