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Police brutality in Texas

A weekend of protest and mourning: George Floyd’s death spurs demonstrations in Texas cities

Floyd, who was raised in Houston's Third Ward, was killed in Minneapolis by police. Officer Derek Chauvin has been fired, and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Rallies and protests are happening all over the nation, including in several Texas cities.

Protesters gather south of the Capitol building in Austin on Sunday, May 31, 2020.
Arms raised, protesters face off with police in downtown Austin on May 31, 2020.
Protesters gather in Austin on May 31, 2020.
A protester sits outside an entrance to City Hall in Austin on May 31, 2020.
A protester holds a sign at a rally for George Floyd and Mike Ramos at Austin Police headquarters on May 30, 2020.
Graffiti on the Austin Police headquarters during the George Floyd protest on May 30, 2020.
A protester walks in front of a burning car while a group of people observe. Protesters set the car on fire underneath Inter…
Austin police officers look towards protesters after firing tear gas at the crowd. Protesters would run under the Interstate…
Austin police officers stand on Interstate 35 and watch protesters on the frontage road. Police officers would occasionally …
Police officers on horseback approach a crowd gathered to protest the deaths of George Floyd and Mike Ramos, in Austin on Ma…
A crowd gathered to protest the deaths of George Floyd and Mike Ramos raise their hands in downtown Austin on May 30, 2020.
Protesters marched onto Interstate 35 and blocked traffic during a protest near downtown Austin on May 30, 2020.
A protester is sprayed in the face with a liquid during a rally in downtown Austin. Austin Police officers sprayed pepper sp…
A protester stares down a police officer during a march near downtown Austin. The group gathered to oppose the recents death…
John Morrison, a community activist, speaks at a Black Lives Matter rally for George Floyd at Houston City Hall. May 29, 202…
Protesters gathered at a rally for George Floyd in Houston. Floyd, a former Houston resident, was killed in Minneapolis poli…
Protesters gathered at Houston City Hall in memory of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed during an arrest …
Alea Rolison wears a mask that reads, "I can't breathe,” at a rally for George Floyd in Houston, Texas.
Protesters gathered at a rally for George Floyd in Houston. Floyd, a former Houston resident, was killed by a white police o…
Dallas Police tactical officers stand amongst a cloud of tear gas and smoke after they fired it at protesters during a march…
Protesters run away as Dallas police officers launch tear gas after a confrontation during a rally for George Floyd on May 2…
A protester covered in milk livestreams himself while Dallas Police tactical officers fire rounds of tear gas during a march…
Protesters march in Dallas in memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor on May 29, 2019.
Protesters confront a line of Dallas police officers at a march for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in Dallas on May 29, 201…
Protesters gathered for a memorial rally for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in Dallas on May 29, 2019.
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