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Protests Persist One Month After George Floyd’s Death

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Protests continued Thursday in Washington, D.C., one month after the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis police custody.

Throughout the country, protests and riots have broken out leading to the destruction of buildings, statues and other landmarks. Floyd died after a former Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, video of his arrest showed.

A Protester greets a march headed into Black Lives Matter Plaza, towards Lafayette Square on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

A march of protesters convened in front of Lafayette Square, across from St. John’s Church and took a five minute “moment of silence” for people who died in police custody on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters chanted “no justice, no peace” through the city on their way to Black Lives Matter Plaza. Once they arrived at the plaza, they held a five-minute moment of silence to honor the lives of people who died in police custody. (RELATED: Protests Widely Peaceful In Black Lives Matter Plaza, Limited Police Presence)

A police barrier and line of officers remained outside St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Protesters march toward Whole Foods on H Street NW on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters march on H Street NW and shoot off fireworks in an intersection on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters march through Chinatown, D.C. on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

The protest remained peaceful throughout the city. Protesters stopped at the Whole Foods on 6th Street NE and H Street NE and said the chain was responsible for calling the police to report black men and homeless people.

The march came to a halt at Democratic D.C. City Councilman Charles Allen’s house.

Protesters march through Chinatown, D.C. on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters march on H Street NW and shoot off fireworks in an intersection on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters march through Chinatown, D.C. on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Kaylee C. Greenlee – the Daily Caller News Foundation)

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