Demonstrators in Minneapolis ahead of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who has since been convicted of murdering George Floyd.

Demonstrators participate in the I Cant Breathe – Silent March for Justice in front of the Hennepin County Government Center on March 7, 2021, where the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murdering African American man George Floyd, will begin on March 8, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. – His name is chanted by demonstrators around the globe. His face is displayed on murals all over the United States. Since his brutal death George Floyd has embodied, more than any other, the Black victims of police violence and racism in the United States. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)