It's been a week since George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the subsequent protests are still going strong. As we continue our coverage of events, here we are showcasing pictures taken by Alessandro Simonetti during recent protests in New York City.

As you'll see, many have and continue to come out and publicly rally around the Black Lives Matter movement and demand justice for Floyd and all others who have been subjected to police brutality and racism in general. After swiping through the gallery of images above and below for scenes from the NYC protests, you can learn more about getting involved in the fight against racism by utilizing the links at the bottom of this page.

The gallery below was taken by Steve Sweatpants of Street Dreams Magazine. Images above via Alessandro Simonetti.


  1. Here are the ways you can help support protestors.
  2. 10 anti-racism accounts to help you stay informed.
  3. A simple guide to protesting safely.

Sign the petition to demand justice for George Floyd and join us in taking a stand against institutionalized racism. For more information on tackling racism and bigotry in America, head here.

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