Mar 8, 2021 - News
In photos: Calls for justice as Derek Chauvin trial begins
George Floyd's sister Bridgett Floyd is consoled as she speaks outside the Hennepin County Government Center
George Floyd's sister Bridgett Floyd is consoled as she speaks outside the Hennepin County Government Center. Photo: CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images

A delay in jury selection in the Chauvin trial didn't stop demonstrators from filling the streets of downtown Minneapolis to demand justice for George Floyd.

Above: George Floyd's sister Bridgett Floyd urged people to emulate her brother's kind and generous spirit after attending the morning court proceedings.

  • "I sat in the courtroom today and looked at the officer who took my brother's life," she said. "I just really wanted that officer to know how much love Floyd had."

Below: Scenes from the demonstrations, which attracted droves of peaceful protesters.

Demonstrators march in support of George Floyd
Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
A woman writes a message for justice in chalk
Photo: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP via Getty Images
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