Justice for George Floyd/Defund the NYPD: A Full Saturday of Protests

Tens of thousands marched over the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.
Tens of thousands marched over the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers fanned out across the city in a day of outrage on Saturday against the NYPD in general and against continued state-sanctioned violence against blacks, most recently George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Streetsblog covered the events of the day, starting with a march from Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn to City Hall, followed by a march from Downtown Brooklyn to City Hall, and then a cycle ride of solidarity, which also started in Grand Army Plaza.

Here are the best photos from the day. First, a slideshow of photos from the morning rally:

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Also, our editor showed police officers his “deadly weapon” — a plastic tool to fix a flat bike tire — after NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea had tweeted that such things are “tools of criminals bent on causing mayhem.”

Later, reporters Dave Colon and Julianne Cuba attended a solidarity ride:

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