24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the landmark decision by the US Supreme Court against LGBTQ discrimination in the workplace to the ongoing fight for racial justice around the globe, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

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Thousands fill the streets for the Brooklyn Liberation march for Black trans lives in Brooklyn, June 14.

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Joseph Fons holds a pride flag in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, after it ruled that LGBTQ people can not be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation, June 15.

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President Donald Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard is left defaced near the starting point of the All Black Lives Matter march in Los Angeles, June 14.

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A demonstrator holding a gun raises his fist outside a burned Wendy's restaurant on the fourth day of protests after Rayshard Brooks was shot to death by police in the parking lot in Atlanta, June 16.

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Rayshard Brooks's daughter, Blessing, 8, leaves a press conference in tears after other family members addressed the fatal shooting in Atlanta, June 15.

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Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. announces 11 charges against former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe in Atlanta, June 17. Rolfe was charged with felony murder after shooting 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks on June 12.

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Protesters kneel and hold up signs as they block traffic on Interstate 395 in Washington, DC, during a demonstration following the police killing of George Floyd, June 15.

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Demonstrators raise their fists during a Juneteenth event in Brooklyn amid nationwide protests against anti-Black racism and police brutality, June 19.

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A giant "BLACK LIVES MATTER" sign is painted on Fulton Street in Brooklyn, June 15.

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AmericanHorse (right) and Channing Concho (center) of the Acoma Pueblo tribe take a selfie after a sculpture of Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate was removed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 16.

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The hands of a statue of Baudouin, former Belgian king, are covered in red paint in Brussels, June 12.

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The headstone of Scipio Africanus, an African man who was enslaved in the 18th century, is smashed in two at St Mary's churchyard in Bristol, England, June 18. A local councillor believes it was a retaliatory act following the toppling of a statue honoring Edward Colston, an English merchant and slave trader from Bristol.

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Protester Patrick Hutchinson carries an injured counterprotester to safety near the Waterloo station during a Black Lives Matter protest in London, June 13.

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A woman at a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on June 12 wears a mock bloodied bandage over her eye in support of a woman protester who last year was allegedly shot in the eye with a crowd control projectile by police.

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Medical workers carry the last patient recovered from COVID-19 at the Wuhan pulmonary hospital in China's central Hubei province, June 17.

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People watch a television news screen at a Seoul railway station showing an explosion of an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea, June 16. North Korea blew up the office on its side of the border on June 16, South Korea's Unification Ministry said, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.

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Joe Biden, former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, speaks in Darby, Pennsylvania, June 17.

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French President Emmanuel Macron (right) gestures about staying socially distant alongside British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he arrives in London on June 18. The visit marked the anniversary of former French president Charles de Gaulle's appeal to French people to resist the Nazi occupation.

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People exercise at Inspire South Bay Fitness in Redondo Beach, California, behind plastic sheets in their workout pods while observing social distancing, June 15.

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Merlin Coles, 3, watches the Royal Ascot horse race on TV at his home, sitting on his horse, Mr. Glitter Sparkles, with his dog, Mistress, in Bere Regis, Dorset, June 17.

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Mannequins wearing face masks are placed in seats to encourage social distancing in a theater in Madrid, June 17.

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People drink outside a bar during a reopening phase following the coronavirus outbreak in the East Village neighborhood of New York City, June 12.

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People pack a beach in Barcelona, June 13. The Spanish government has announced that the northwestern region of Galicia will move to "the new normal," wherein some rules — such as wearing face masks when social distancing is not possible — will remain in place.

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Cadets graduating from West Point celebrate at the end of their commencement ceremonies at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, June 13.