Edition:
United States
Pictures | Sat Jun 6, 2020 | 4:11pm EDT

Memorial for George Floyd in North Carolina

The casket carrying the body of George Floyd is brought inside before a memorial at Cape Fear Conference B headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The casket carrying the body of George Floyd is brought inside before a memorial at Cape Fear Conference B headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The casket carrying the body of George Floyd is brought inside before a memorial at Cape Fear Conference B headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
1 / 20
Hundreds of cars line up as mourners arrive for the public viewing of George Floyd in the town where he was born in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Hundreds of cars line up as mourners arrive for the public viewing of George Floyd in the town where he was born in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Hundreds of cars line up as mourners arrive for the public viewing of George Floyd in the town where he was born in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
2 / 20
The casket carrying the body of George Floyd before a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The casket carrying the body of George Floyd before a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The casket carrying the body of George Floyd before a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
3 / 20
Nakia Almond holds the hand of Erin Corner, after they prayed while meeting for the first time just after viewing the body of George Floyd during a memorial in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake  

Nakia Almond holds the hand of Erin Corner, after they prayed while meeting for the first time just after viewing the body of George Floyd during a memorial in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan...more

Nakia Almond holds the hand of Erin Corner, after they prayed while meeting for the first time just after viewing the body of George Floyd during a memorial in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake  
Close
4 / 20
Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd during a memorial in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  
  REUTERS/Pool

Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd during a memorial in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Pool

Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd during a memorial in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Pool
Close
5 / 20
A portrait of George Floyd is displayed during a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS  

A portrait of George Floyd is displayed during a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS  

A portrait of George Floyd is displayed during a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS  
Close
6 / 20
People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
7 / 20
A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake  

A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake  

A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake  
Close
8 / 20
Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Pool

Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Pool

Mourners view the coffin of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Pool
Close
9 / 20
A mourner wears a shirt stating the duration that a Minneapolis policeman knelt on George Floyd’s neck, as she joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A mourner wears a shirt stating the duration that a Minneapolis policeman knelt on George Floyd’s neck, as she joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A mourner wears a shirt stating the duration that a Minneapolis policeman knelt on George Floyd’s neck, as she joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
10 / 20
Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
11 / 20
Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
12 / 20
A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A group honoring George Floyd arrive on horseback at a public viewing of his body in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
13 / 20
A mourner wears a mask honoring George Floyd joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A mourner wears a mask honoring George Floyd joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A mourner wears a mask honoring George Floyd joins others in a line for the public viewing of his body in the town where he was born, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
14 / 20
People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
15 / 20
People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects during a memorial for George Floyd in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
16 / 20
Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing of George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
17 / 20
Mourners line up for the public viewing in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Mourners line up for the public viewing in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
18 / 20
Nakia Almond hugs Erin Corner after they prayed while meeting for the first time, just after viewing the body of George Floyd, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Nakia Almond hugs Erin Corner after they prayed while meeting for the first time, just after viewing the body of George Floyd, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Nakia Almond hugs Erin Corner after they prayed while meeting for the first time, just after viewing the body of George Floyd, in Raeford, North Carolina, June 6.  REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Close
19 / 20
The hearse carrying the body of George Floyd arrives before  a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The hearse carrying the body of George Floyd arrives before  a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

The hearse carrying the body of George Floyd arrives before  a memorial in Raeford, June 6.  Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Week of turmoil as protests sweep across America

Massive demonstrations have gripped the United States after the police killing of George Floyd.

Jun 06 2020

Protests continue in Washington as Trump threatens to deploy military

The mayor of Washington renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and had the slogan painted in huge yellow letters on the roadway...

Jun 06 2020

Protesters march in Illinois town that once expelled black residents

Protests against the police killing of George Floyd sweep across America and onto the main street of Anna, Illinois, where nearly a century ago this rural town...

Jun 05 2020

Mexican protesters clash with police over custody death

Mexicans protest police brutality in the country's second-largest city, Guadalajara, calling for authorities to be held accountable for the death in custody of...

Jun 05 2020

MORE IN PICTURES

Life in the age of coronavirus

Life in the age of coronavirus

People around the world adapt to a new normal of staying at home, social distancing and masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Burying the victims of coronavirus

Burying the victims of coronavirus

Morgues and cemeteries struggle to bury the victims of COVID-19 as some countries fear a second wave of cases.

Botswana investigating mystery deaths of 275 elephants

Botswana investigating mystery deaths of 275 elephants

Authorities are investigating the unexplained deaths over the past months. Poaching has been ruled out as the carcasses were found intact.

Isolated Amazon tribe fears coronavirus infection

Isolated Amazon tribe fears coronavirus infection

Soldiers handed out masks and nurses tested for COVID-19 in a military operation to protect isolated tribes including the Yanomami in the Amazon rainforest, where dozens of indigenous communities have been infected with the latest disease to come from the outside to threaten their existence.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Tokyo scare squad offers drive-in horror shows amid coronavirus fears

Tokyo scare squad offers drive-in horror shows amid coronavirus fears

A Japanese performance group is starting a run of drive-in horror shows for people who are scared of catching the coronavirus but still want to get close-up frights from ghouls and zombies.

Swarms of locusts devastate parts of northern Kenya

Swarms of locusts devastate parts of northern Kenya

Numbers of locusts exploded in East Africa and the Red Sea region in late 2019, exacerbated by atypical weather patterns amplified by climate change.

America reckons with Confederate legacy

America reckons with Confederate legacy

Across the United States, Confederate monuments and statues are removed following the death of George Floyd.

Back to school: Learning to keep apart as classes reopen

Back to school: Learning to keep apart as classes reopen

Schools around the world slowly reopen with students observing strict social distancing rules.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast