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The scene in Minneapolis as the trial of Derek Chauvin continues

The trial of a White former police officer in the killing of a Black man continues in Minneapolis.

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April 19

Philonise Floyd, center, and the Rev. Al Sharpton arrive at the Hennepin County Government Center.

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April 19

The Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to reporters as he arrives at the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

April 19

Minneapolis resident Bruce Berry outside the government center.

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April 19

A demonstrator outside the government center in Minneapolis.

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Adrees Latif/Reuters

April 12

Jonathan Rich, a cardiologist, describes the function of the lungs to the jury members as he testifies.

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April 12

Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, becomes emotional as he tearfully recalls their childhood in poverty and his brother’s anguish at their mother’s death.

April 9

Nekima Levy Armstrong, right, embraces community activist Toshira Garraway as she speaks to a group outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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April 9

The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death a homicide testified that the way police held him down and compressed his neck “was just more than Mr. Floyd could take,” given the condition of his heart.

April 9

Family security personnel, left, Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, and Floyd family members speak to reporters as they arrive at the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Jim Mone/AP

April 7

Defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, with defendant former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, prepares to question a witness.

April 5

Margie O'Loughlin holds a portrait of George Floyd outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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April 5

Messages are left on the plaza outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Jim Mone/AP

April 5

Witness Bradford Wankhede Langenfeld, the doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead, testifies.

April 4

Community activist Marcia Howard speaks to a crowd at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue.

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April 4

Women participate in a cultural dance at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue.

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Brandon Bell/Getty Images

March 30

Rodney Floyd, left, brother of George Floyd, and Brandon Williams make their way to the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis for the second day of witness testimony in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.

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March 30

Teacher and activist Kaia Hirt is chained to the fence outside the government center. Hirt stayed overnight, as she tries to bring attention to the number of police killings in Minnesota.

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March 30

Locks representing victims of police violence hang on a fence outside the government center.

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Jim Mone/AP

March 30

Law enforcement officers and members of the National Guard stand outside the government center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 30

A man riding a scooter looks at workers boarding up widows across the street from the government center.

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March 30

In this image from video, Assistant Minnesota Attorney General Matthew Frank questions witness Donald Williams.

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Court TV Pool/AP

March 30

In this image from video, witness Donald Williams wipes his eyes as he answers questions.

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Court TV Pool/AP

March 30

Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell questions a witness.

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March 29

From left, attorney Ben Crump, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Brandon Williams, George Floyd’s nephew, kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds — initially thought to be the amount of time a police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck.

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March 29

Williams wears a chain with a photo of his uncle.

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March 29

Demonstrators protest outside the government center.

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March 29

Family members of George Floyd enter the Hennepin County Government Center.

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March 29

Chauvin, right, listens as opening arguments commence.

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March 29

Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell makes opening arguments.

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March 28

Demonstrators hold signs honoring George Floyd and other victims of police killings as they gather during a protest outside Hennepin County Government Center.

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March 28

People attend a prayer vigil for the family of George Floyd at Greater Friendship Missionary church.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 28

Philonise Floyd, center, is embraced by his brother Terrence Floyd, left, and attorney Ben Crump during a prayer vigil for the family of George Floyd at Greater Friendship Missionary church.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 15

Demonstrators yell at members of the National Guard as they protest the jury selection process outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis.

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March 15

Demonstrators protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center during the jury selection.

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March 15

Demonstrators protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 15

A demonstrator holds renderings of George Floyd and Philando Castile outside the government center.

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March 11

A rendering of George Floyd sits on a bench across from the Hennepin County Government Center.

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March 11

Merchandise vendor Eddie Tyler sells flags outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 11

Members of the U.S. National Guard stand outside the Hennepin County Government Center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 10

A man changes a sign at a memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis before the third day of jury selection for the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.

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March 10

Barbed wire fencing surrounds the 2nd Precinct Police Station.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 10

Toshira Garraway, right, who founded Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence, attends a news conference.

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March 9

Members of the National Guard open the security gate outside the Hennepin County Government Center during jury selection.

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March 9

Hennepin County sheriffs arrest an activist outside the government center.

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March 8

Demonstrators outside the government center.

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March 8

Bridgett Floyd, Floyd’s sister, becomes emotional during a news conference.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 7

Demonstrators sit and kneel at an intersection as the names of people killed by police are listed off during a march in Floyd’s honor.

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Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

March 7

Worldwide Outreach for Christ has an outdoor church service at the Floyd memorial.

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Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune/AP

March 7

A wooden coffin with roses rests on the ground as demonstrators protest outside the government center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 7

Demonstrators protest outside the government center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 7

A demonstrator holds a sign outside the government center.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

March 6

Demonstrators raise their fists as they protest outside the Minnesota governor’s mansion.

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March 6

A demonstrator outside the governor’s mansion.

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