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George Floyd laid to rest in Houston

A man raises his hand in solidarity as the coffin of George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked nationwide protests against racial inequality, is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas, June 9, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man raises his hand in solidarity as the coffin of George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked nationwide protests against racial inequality, is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens...more

A man raises his hand in solidarity as the coffin of George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked nationwide protests against racial inequality, is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas, June 9, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church, in Houston, Texas, June 9, 2020. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church, in Houston, Texas, June 9, 2020. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church, in Houston, Texas, June 9, 2020. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Philonise Floyd, brother, of George Floyd pauses at the casket during the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd, brother, of George Floyd pauses at the casket during the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd, brother, of George Floyd pauses at the casket during the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Roxie Washington holds Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Roxie Washington holds Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Roxie Washington holds Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The funeral home team pushes the casket of George Floyd into the hearse as the Rev. Al Sharpton (right) looks on after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The funeral home team pushes the casket of George Floyd into the hearse as the Rev. Al Sharpton (right) looks on after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The funeral home team pushes the casket of George Floyd into the hearse as the Rev. Al Sharpton (right) looks on after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Actors Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx attend a funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Actors Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx attend a funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Actors Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx attend a funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The casket of George Floyd is carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The casket of George Floyd is carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The casket of George Floyd is carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Ne-Yo sings in front of family and guests attending the funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Ne-Yo sings in front of family and guests attending the funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Ne-Yo sings in front of family and guests attending the funeral service for George Floyd. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People raise their fists and hold placards as the hearse carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd drives by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People raise their fists and hold placards as the hearse carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd drives by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People raise their fists and hold placards as the hearse carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd drives by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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The coffin of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The coffin of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The coffin of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A family member wearing a protective face mask raises her fist while other family members speak during the funeral for George Floyd. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

A family member wearing a protective face mask raises her fist while other family members speak during the funeral for George Floyd. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

A family member wearing a protective face mask raises her fist while other family members speak during the funeral for George Floyd. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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People shout during the funeral of George Floyd as his coffin is transported to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

People shout during the funeral of George Floyd as his coffin is transported to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

People shout during the funeral of George Floyd as his coffin is transported to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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The casket containing the body of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage before it arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The casket containing the body of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage before it arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The casket containing the body of George Floyd is seen in a horse-drawn carriage before it arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Civil rights attorney Ben Crump poses for a picture with actor Jamie Foxx after the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump poses for a picture with actor Jamie Foxx after the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump poses for a picture with actor Jamie Foxx after the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Philonise Floyd's shoes are pictured during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd's shoes are pictured during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd's shoes are pictured during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Rodney Floyd speaks during the funeral for his brother.  
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Rodney Floyd speaks during the funeral for his brother. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Rodney Floyd speaks during the funeral for his brother. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Quincy Mason Floyd, son of George Floyd, enters the church for his father's funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Quincy Mason Floyd, son of George Floyd, enters the church for his father's funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Quincy Mason Floyd, son of George Floyd, enters the church for his father's funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Family members react as they look at the casket. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Family members react as they look at the casket. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Family members react as they look at the casket. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd,   David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd, David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service for George Floyd, David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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George Floyd's sisters Zsa Zsa Floyd and LaTonya Floyd embrace.    David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

George Floyd's sisters Zsa Zsa Floyd and LaTonya Floyd embrace. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

George Floyd's sisters Zsa Zsa Floyd and LaTonya Floyd embrace. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People gather as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by on its way to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People gather as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by on its way to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People gather as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by on its way to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman cries as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman cries as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman cries as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd passes by in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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T-shirts are sold by a street vendor near The Fountain of Praise church where the funeral is held for George Floyd. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

T-shirts are sold by a street vendor near The Fountain of Praise church where the funeral is held for George Floyd. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

T-shirts are sold by a street vendor near The Fountain of Praise church where the funeral is held for George Floyd. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo raises his hand during the funeral procession of George Floyd ahead of his burial at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo raises his hand during the funeral procession of George Floyd ahead of his burial at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo raises his hand during the funeral procession of George Floyd ahead of his burial at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A mourner holds flowers as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A mourner holds flowers as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A mourner holds flowers as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A young man sits under an umbrella as people prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A young man sits under an umbrella as people prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A young man sits under an umbrella as people prepare for the casket of George Floyd to be carried to the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A young woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A young woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A young woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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The horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

The horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

The horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd travels to Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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People visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Six year old Taelyn Allen is photographed by her mother Zarena Allen at the final resting place for George Floyd after his entombment at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Six year old Taelyn Allen is photographed by her mother Zarena Allen at the final resting place for George Floyd after his entombment at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Six year old Taelyn Allen is photographed by her mother Zarena Allen at the final resting place for George Floyd after his entombment at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A woman sheds a tear as people visit the gravesite of George Floyd. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A mourner adjusts his protective face mask as he waits for the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A mourner adjusts his protective face mask as he waits for the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A mourner adjusts his protective face mask as he waits for the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The hands of the funeral home team push the casket of George Floyd into the hearse after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The hands of the funeral home team push the casket of George Floyd into the hearse after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The hands of the funeral home team push the casket of George Floyd into the hearse after the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Zsa Zsa Floyd during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Zsa Zsa Floyd during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Zsa Zsa Floyd during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks via video link.    David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks via video link. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks via video link. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Deborah Sharp arrives with balloons at the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Deborah Sharp arrives with balloons at the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Deborah Sharp arrives with balloons at the funeral for George Floyd at the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Philonise Floyd is comforted during the funeral service.  
 David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd is comforted during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd is comforted during the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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LaTonya Floyd speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

LaTonya Floyd speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

LaTonya Floyd speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Brooke Williams, the niece of George Floyd, speaks.   David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Brooke Williams, the niece of George Floyd, speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Brooke Williams, the niece of George Floyd, speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Family and guests attend the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Family and guests attend the funeral service. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The Rev. Dr. Mary White prays.    Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

The Rev. Dr. Mary White prays. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

The Rev. Dr. Mary White prays. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Rodney Floyd  during the funeral service for his brother.  
 David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Rodney Floyd during the funeral service for his brother. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Rodney Floyd during the funeral service for his brother. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee speaks. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee speaks. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee speaks. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Philonise Floyd raises his fist as he speaks.   Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd raises his fist as he speaks. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Philonise Floyd raises his fist as he speaks. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Members of the Texas South University police department pause by the casket of George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Members of the Texas South University police department pause by the casket of George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Members of the Texas South University police department pause by the casket of George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The family of George Floyd arrives at the church.  
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The family of George Floyd arrives at the church. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

The family of George Floyd arrives at the church. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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The casket of George Floyd is placed in the chapel during before the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church, in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The casket of George Floyd is placed in the chapel during before the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church, in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The casket of George Floyd is placed in the chapel during before the funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church, in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Pallbearers tend the casket before the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Pallbearers tend the casket before the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Pallbearers tend the casket before the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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The casket of George Floyd is polished before the funeral.  
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The casket of George Floyd is polished before the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

The casket of George Floyd is polished before the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects before the funeral for George Floyd.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People pay their respects before the funeral for George Floyd.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People pay their respects before the funeral for George Floyd.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Police officers salute as the coffin containing George Floyd's body arrives at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Police officers salute as the coffin containing George Floyd's body arrives at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Police officers salute as the coffin containing George Floyd's body arrives at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Pallbearers bring the coffin into the church for the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Pallbearers bring the coffin into the church for the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS

Pallbearers bring the coffin into the church for the funeral. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Pool via REUTERS
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Members of New Black Panther Party attend the funeral.  
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Members of New Black Panther Party attend the funeral. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Members of New Black Panther Party attend the funeral. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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