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25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From scenes of the nationwide demonstrations against anti-Black racism to the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 5, 2020, at 5:13 p.m. ET

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Demonstrators near the White House, June 4.

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Thousands of protesters march over the Brooklyn Bridge to demonstrate against the killing of George Floyd in police custody, June 4.

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Quincy Mason Floyd (center), the son of George Floyd, and attorney Ben Crump (left) kneel at the site in Minneapolis where Floyd was killed, June 3. Crump and Floyd spoke at a press conference afterward, calling for the arrest and prosecution of all four officers involved in his killing.

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British actor John Boyega (right) joins protesters in raising their fists in Parliament Square in London during a demonstration against anti-Black racism, June 3.

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A tanker truck drives into thousands of protesters marching on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis, May 31.

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A firecracker thrown by protesters explodes under police near the White House, May 30.

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A woman cries after being pepper-sprayed next to the Colorado State Capitol building during protests in Denver, May 30.

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A person loots a T-Mobile store near the White House during a protest following the killing of George Floyd, May 29.

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A member of the media bleeds from the head after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets during a Minneapolis demonstration, May 30.

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President Donald Trump walks back to the White House escorted by the Secret Service after appearing outside St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC, June 1.

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Members of the DC National Guard stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during a peaceful protest in Washington, DC, June 2.

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Several street bridges over the Chicago River remain closed after a night of unrest and protests, May 31.

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A Black-owned store is boarded up in downtown Columbus, Ohio, June 1.

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Demonstrators hug during a march in Los Angeles, June 2.

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George Floyd's casket is carried to a hearse after a memorial service at North Central University in Minneapolis, June 4.

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Shareeduh Tate, George Floyd's cousin, cries and is held by Brandon Floyd, Floyd's nephew, during his memorial service at North Central University in Minneapolis, June 4.

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Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun finish a mural depicting George Floyd in the town of Binnish, Syria, June 1.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon spacecraft attached takes off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 30. On this inaugural flight, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley became the first people since the end of the Space Shuttle program in 2011 to be launched into space from the United States.

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From left: Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner join NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken, and Doug Hurley aboard the International Space Station after successfully docking SpaceX's Dragon capsule, May 31.

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A healthcare professional riding a bus (left) greets protesters as they break curfew and march along 34th Street in Manhattan, June 4.

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A passenger is tested for COVID-19 by Health Ministry personnel at the international airport in Quito, Ecuador, June 1.

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Children sit at individual desks during a lesson at the Harris Primary Academy Shortlands school in London, June 4. As part of COVID-19 lockdown measures, the schools have taught smaller pods of students to help maintain social distancing.

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An Indonesian face masks vendor waits for customers in Tangerang, June 2.

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A 5G K9 robot distributes hand sanitizer to visitors at a shopping mall in Bangkok as sectors of the economy reopen following restrictions to halt the spread of the coronavirus, June 4.

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People join hands during a demonstration in Barcelona over the killing of George Floyd, June 4.


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