Photos: East Liberty protests after George Floyd’s death

Protestors march in East Liberty in response to the death of George Floyd.

Protestors marched through Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood on Monday, as part of a nationwide movement, to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died last Monday at the hands of Minneapolis police. White police officer Derek Chauvin, who has since been charged with murder and manslaughter, knelt on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes as Floyd said he couldn’t breathe. The protest follows a similar gathering Saturday.

Protestors marched through East Liberty with chants of “No justice! No peace! No racist police,” “We can’t breathe,” “Abolish the police” and “Black Lives Matter.” They raised fists and signs in honor of Floyd, and speakers commented both on the beauty of coming together and the sadness of the circumstances that led to the gathering.

Protestors march in East Liberty in response to the death of George Floyd.
A protestor leads a “No justice, no peace” chant outside of the Target in East Liberty.
Names of African Americans who died at the hands of the police line a fence on Centre Avenue, backed by a wall adorned with the phrase, “Say Their Names.”
A crowd of protestors forms at the intersection of Penn and Centre avenues in East Liberty.
Re-Del Greer wore a cap and gown while marching Monday to celebrate her graduation from Perry High School.
Protestors gather in East Liberty in response to the death of George Floyd.
A man speaks about his time in the military at Monday’s protest in East Liberty.
Protestors raise their fists at Monday’s protest in East Liberty.
Protestors raise their hands while chanting, “Hands up, don’t shoot!”
Protesters link arms Monday while marching through East Liberty.
Protestors gather in East Liberty in response to the death of George Floyd.



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