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LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests across New York City for 13th-straight day

Protestors at Borough Hall in Brooklyn display a rendering of George Floyd. (Photo: Dean Moses/AMNY)

Demonstrators took to the streets of New York City for a 13th-consecutive day on Tuesday to protest police brutality and the cultural landscape of the United States of America after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis PD on May 25. 

Protesters battled sweltering conditions — the temperature flirted with 90 degrees — to continue the movement in the late morning and early afternoon. 

In Brooklyn, demonstrators prepared to march to the Brooklyn Bridge from Borough Hall, but first came a rally that featured remarks from Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams and NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams (seen below):

Here are some of the images captured during the rally and as the group prepared to mobilize toward the Brooklyn Bridge:

Williams led the march over the Brooklyn Bridge toward City Hall where amNY reporter Todd Maisel was on hand. 

“Williams led a large group from Brooklyn Borough Hall to the entrance of the Brooklyn Bridge. There the protestors were met by a throng of police officers, who at first wanted them to take the footpath, but were then convinced to shut down traffic into the city to make way for the marchers.

At several moments, Williams stopped the crowd to take a knee midspan in honor of Floyd and others who died at the hands of police. He was flanked by his wife-to-be, India, who he proposed to last September.”

A protest led by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on the inbound lanes shutting traffic into the city..(Photo by Todd Maisel)

The march was peaceful and no arrests were made.

Their numbers were in the hundreds by the time they reached the Brooklyn Bridge and they only grew when they reached City Hall, where countless other protesters were waiting:

In lower Manhattan, at Washington Square Park, another sizable group of demonstrators prepared to march toward the United Nations. 

They began their march — albeit a disorganized one — on 5th Avenue:

And there was plenty of fuel for the road:

At 3rd Avenue and East 20th Street, the march had a close encounter with the NYPD, but both sides behaved:

By the time they got up to East 38th Street, things grew quiet as the voice of Martin Luther King Jr. resonated throughout the streets:

The noise returned as they meandered onto East 42nd Street as they approached the UN:

Once at the NYC landmark, they made their presence felt:

At Juniper Valley Park in Queens, over 200 protesters gathered for a rally of their own. QNS’ Dean Moses was on hand to observe:

“The protesters… started to walk a lap around the park. The first eight minutes and 48 seconds of the lap were to be walked in silence, representing the amount of time that Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, knelt on Floyd’s neck, which ultimately led to Floyd’s death.”

Protestors march around Juniper Valley Park in Queens on Tuesday night. (Photo: Dean Moses/QNS)

 

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