George Floyd's Murder, One Year LaterOn May 25, 2020, a white police officer kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, a Black man. The incident was captured on video. A year and a murder conviction later, what has changed?
People gather to memorialize the life of George Floyd on the first anniversary of his death on Tuesday in Atlanta. America's corporations pledged to boost diversity soon after his death last year, but progress can be slow.
Megan Varner/Getty Images
Minnesota National Guard members patrol in Minneapolis. Since George Floyd's murder, there's been a rising call for journalists to use greater skepticism when utilizing police reports for coverage.
David Joles/Getty Images
This image from a police body camera shows bystanders including Darnella Frazier (third from right) as Derek Chauvin, who was a police officer at the time, pressed his knee on George Floyd's neck in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Police Department/AP
Derrick Young, co-owner of Mahogany Books in Washington, D.C., says his store has seen new customers in the last year who seem to be "willing to do the work" to educate themselves on issues of race in America.
Bonnie Jo Mount/Getty Images
A man holds a Black Lives Matter flag during a March protest in St. Paul, Minn. Support for Black Lives Matter surged after protests following George Floyd's death. Activists charge that disparaging posts targeting BLM are part of an overall effort to undermine the movement and its message.
Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images
People walk through George Floyd Square after shots were fired on the one year anniversary of Floyd's murder in Minneapolis, Minn. The intersection was disrupted by gunfire just hours before it was to be the site of a family-friendly street festival.
Protesters hold their fists in the air while marching past a mural with George Floyd's last words during a march to the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse on July 20, 2020 in Portland, Ore.
Nathan Howard/Getty Images
People embrace last month in Minneapolis after the verdict is announced in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd.
Christian Monterrosa/Bloomberg via Getty Images