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People cross the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City demanding police reform after a commemoration to honor the one-year mark of George Floyd's death on May 25. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

People rallied in the U.S. and across the world to mark the first anniversary of George Floyd's death.

The big picture: Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, was last month convicted of Floyd's May 25, 2020, murder. Floyd's killing triggered huge protests against police brutality and racism in the U.S. and around the world. Now, his family and civil rights leaders are calling on senators to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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Community members at George Floyd Square kneel to mark the one-year mark of his death in Minneapolis on May 25. Photo: Christopher Mark Juhn/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Philonise Floyd (L), George Floyd's brother, embraces family attorney Ben Crump as the family visits Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C., on May 25. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
People take the knee in the Botanic Gardens of Glasgow, Scotland, to mark the one year on of George Floyd’s death on May 25. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with members of the Floyd family at the U.S. Capitol on the one-year mark of the death of George Floyd on May 25. Photo: Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images
Black Lives Matter supporters take to the streets in Los Angeles outside LAPD Headquarters on the one-year mark of George Floyd's death on May 25. Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images
A Black Lives Matter banner is hung at the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, on the one-year mark of George Floyd's death on May 25. Photo: Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Jay Webb and Damik Wright, the brother of Daunte Wright, who was shot and killed by a police officer at a traffic stop last month, plant flowers near the fist sculpture in the center of George Floyd Memorial Square in Minneapolis on May 25. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
People attend an anti-racism rally in Bonn Square, Oxford, England, on May 25. Protesters marched to Oxford University's Oriel College, which announced last week that it wouldn't remove a statue of 19th-century imperialist Cecil Rhodes from its entrance, despite activists' criticisms that he is the embodiment of white supremacy. Photo: Laurel Chor/Getty Images
People gather in Brixton, South London, England, on the one-year mark of Floyd's death. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

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George Floyd's family says Biden reaffirmed commitment to police reform

Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

George Floyd's family told reporters on Tuesday that President Biden assured them he was still committed to passing a police reform bill and "doing everything to make sure [Floyd's] legacy was respected."

Why it matters: The family's visit to the White House came on the one-year anniversary of Floyd's murder. Congress is expected to miss Biden's self-imposed May 25 deadline for passing police reform legislation, which has stalled in the Senate due to Republican opposition to certain provisions.

George Floyd's family to meet with Pelosi on anniversary of murder

Nancy Pelosi speaking in June 2020 on a police reform bill named after George Floyd. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Members of George Floyd’s family on Tuesday will meet with lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), on the one-year anniversary of Floyd's murder in Minneapolis, CNN and NBC News report.

Why it matters: The meeting comes amid negotiations on a police reform bill named after Floyd that the House passed in March. The legislation has stalled in the Senate due to Republican opposition to certain provisions, including curbing qualified immunity for police officers.

May 25, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Rep. Karen Bass: Income inequality is the greatest disparity in justice system

Income inequality affects people's ability to defend themselves and get proper legal representation during criminal trials, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) said during an Axios event on Tuesday.

Why it matters: Bass is the lead House negotiator in talks over the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which passed the House in March but has stalled in the Senate due to Republican opposition to certain provisions, including curbing qualified immunity for police officers.