25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From scenes of protest and violence during nationwide demonstrations against racism to the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 5, 2020, at 5:13 p.m. ET

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Demonstrators protest near the White House in Washington, DC, on June 4.

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Thousands of protesters march over the Brooklyn Bridge to demonstrate against the death of George Floyd in New York City on June 4.

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Quincy Mason Floyd (center), son of George Floyd, and attorney Ben Crump (left) kneel at the site where Floyd was killed in Minneapolis on June 3. Crump and Floyd spoke at a press conference after, calling for the arrest and prosecution of all four officers involved in George Floyd’s death.

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Protestors including British actor John Boyega (right) raise their fists in Parliament square during an anti-racism demonstration in London on June 3.

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A tanker truck drives into thousands of protesters marching on 35W north bound highway in Minneapolis on May 31.

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A firecracker thrown by protesters explodes under police near the White House in Washington, DC, on May 30.

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A woman reacts after being sprayed by pepper spray next to the Colorado State Capitol during protests in Denver on May 30.

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A person loots a T-Mobile store near the White House, as protests continue following the death of George Floyd, in Washington, DC, on May 29.

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A member of the media is seen bleeding after police started firing tear gas and rubber bullets during a demonstration in Minneapolis on May 30.

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President Donald Trump walks back to the White House escorted by the Secret Service after appearing outside of St John’s Episcopal church across Lafayette Park in Washington, DC on June 1.

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Members of the DC National Guard stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as demonstrators participate in a peaceful protest in Washington, DC, on June 2.

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Several street bridges over the Chicago River remain closed on May 31, after a night of unrest and protests over the death of George Floyd.

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A Black owned boarded-up store is seen in downtown Columbus, Ohio, on June 1, during a protest against the death of George Floyd.

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Demonstrators hug during a march in Los Angeles on June 2.

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George Floyd’s casket is carried to a hearse after a memorial service at North Central University in Minneapolis on June 4.

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Shareeduh Tate, cousin of George Floyd, cries and is held by Brandon Floyd, nephew of George Floyd, during his memorial service at North Central University in Minneapolis on June 4.

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Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun finish a mural depicting George Floyd in the town of Binnish, Syria, on June 1.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the manned Crew Dragon spacecraft attached takes off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 30. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley lifted off on an inaugural flight and became the first people since the end of the Space Shuttle program in 2011 to be launched into space from the United States.

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NASA astronauts Doug Hurley (right) and Bob Behnken (second to right) join NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy (center) and Russian cosmonauts, Anatoly Ivanishin (left) and Ivan Vagner (second to left) aboard the International Space Station after successfully docking SpaceX’s Dragon capsule on May 31.

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A healthcare professional riding a bus, left, greets protesters as they break curfew and march along 34th Street in the Manhattan on June 4.

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A passenger is tested for Covid-19 by Health Ministry personnel at Quito’s International Airport as Ecuador on June 1.

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Children sit at individual desks during a lesson at the Harris Academy’s Shortland’s school in London on June 4. As part of Covid-19 lockdown measures, Harris Academy schools have taught smaller pods of students, to help maintain social distancing measures.

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An Indonesian face masks vendor waits for customers in Tangerang on June 2.

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A 5G K9 robot distributes hand sanitizer to visitors at a shopping mall in Bangkok on June 4, as sectors of the economy reopen following restrictions to halt the spread of the Covid-19.

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People join hands as they gather in Barcelona, during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd, on June 4.

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