Photography

Here are 16 of the week’s best photos

Supporting a black-owned ice cream shop on Blackout Day in Florida; Independence Day is celebrated with flyovers and fireworks in D.C.; the Louvre museum reopens after a four-month coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Here’s a look at 16 of the best photos of the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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July 7, 2020 | Miami Gardens, Fla.

Charistan Hood, 4, eats an ice cream near a picture of former president Barack Obama at the black-owned Ice Cream Heaven store on Blackout Day, when supporters commit to spending money only at black-owned businesses to showcase the economic power of the black community.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Julky 8, 2020 | Fort Valley, Va.

Aloysius Fitzpatrick, 13, swings off a rope into Passage Creek in George Washington National Forest.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

July 5, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Doves are released above a casket during a symbolic funeral protesting police brutality and systemic racism on Black Lives Matter Plaza.

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Al Drago for The Washington Post

July 8, 2020 | Richmond

A worker uses a spray to clear out a hornets nest from the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue before its removal from Libby Hill Park.

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John McDonnell/The Washington Post

July 4, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a military aircraft flyover during the Independence Day “Salute to America” event on the South Lawn of the White House.

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Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

July 4, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

People watch fireworks above the Washington Monument and the Mall.

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Craig Hudson for The Washington Post

July 10, 2020 | Salgotarjan, Hungary

The comet Neowise is seen in the sky and will be visible for a few weeks.

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Peter Komka/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

July 3, 2020 | Tokyo

Actors dressed as zombies or ghouls perform during a drive-in haunted house show, performed by Kowagarasetai, or Scare Squad, for people inside a car to maintain social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

July 6, 2020 | Greenwich, Conn.

An Old English sheepdog pokes its head out from a hedge.

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Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

July 6, 2020 | Paris

Visitors view Leonardo da Vinci's “Mona Lisa” at the Louvre museum, which reopened after a four-month coronavirus lockdown.

Thibault Camus/AP

Thibault Camus/AP

July 9, 2020 | New York

The Rev. Al Sharpton, center left; Mayor Bill de Blasio, center; and his wife, Chirlane McCray, center right, paint a Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower.

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Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

July 9, 2020 | Scranton, Pa.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, center, surrounded by the Secret Service and news media, talks to a child as he campaigns in the neighborhood where he grew up.

TOM BRENNER/REUTERS

TOM BRENNER/REUTERS

July 7, 2020 | Arlington, Va.

Andrew Shult, accompanied by his son Cameron, 2, votes in the special county board election at the St. Agnes Parish Center.

Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post

Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post

July 7, 2020 | Probolinggo, Indonesia

A man holds a goat he caught after it was thrown during the popular Yadnya Kasada Festival at the Mount Bromo crater. On the 14th day of the festival, the Tenggerese people journey to the volcano to make offerings of rice, fruits, vegetables, flowers and livestock, and to throw them into the caldera.

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Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

July 8, 2020 | Duchang, China

Rescue workers evacuate students after they were stranded at a school by floodwaters.

China Daily/Reuters

China Daily/Reuters

July 9, 2020 | Belgrade, Serbia

Demonstrators peacefully sit on the street in front of the parliament during a protest against the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic after two nights of clashes with police.

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Oliver Bunic/AFP/Getty Images