The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis Police custody sparked a global outcry and reignited protesters of the Black Lives Matter movement to take to the streets and call for an end to police brutality. The lead officer involved in Floyd's death, Derek Chauvin, was charged with second degree murder and his trial is set to begin March 8, 2021.

People visit a memorial and mural honoring George Floyd at the Scott Food Mart corner store in Houston's Third Ward where Floyd grew up in Houston, June 8, 2020.
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