There are several upcoming Bay Area protests and marches related to the death of native Houstonian George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody May 25 sparked national outrage.

Starting at 1:50 p.m. June 6, residents will gather at the Harris County Precinct 8 Constable's Office, 16602 Diana Lane, Houston, to pray with law-enforcement officers before they change shifts at 2 p.m. At 5:50 p.m., residents will gather at the Houston Police Department Clear Lake Substation, 2855 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, to pray with officers before their shift change, according to a Facebook event.

"We are coming together as a community to pray with and for our local law enforcement agencies to show our gratitude and support at this time of national crisis," the post reads.

At 6 p.m. June 6, protestors will gather at the League City Police Department, 555 W. Walker St., League City, for a silent protest and meditation, according to a Facebook post from Black Lives Matter: Houston.

The protest is aimed to be safe for disabled and immunocompromised residents. Protestors are expected to wear masks and maintain social distancing, according to the post.


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Finally, from 6-8 p.m. June 7, marchers will gather at Phase 1 of Exploration Green along Reseda Drive between El Camino Real and Bay Area Boulevard.

Marchers will walk 8.46 miles around the Phase 1 pond. The length reflects the amount of time in minutes and seconds former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on Floyd's neck until Floyd died.

Marchers are encouraged to bring water and face masks and practice social distancing.
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