This week in photos, May 31-June 6: Black Lives Matter protests sweep across Montgomery County

Protesters peacefully gathered in downtown Conroe on May 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Protesters peacefully gathered in downtown Conroe on May 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Protesters peacefully gathered in downtown Conroe on May 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Protesters peacefully gathered in downtown Conroe on May 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protesters peacefully gathered in downtown Conroe on May 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
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As rainfall let up, protesters circled back and forth across the Lake Woodlands Drive bridge June 3 and 4. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protestors in The Woodlands held up signs referencing George Floyd's death in a June 4 protest. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many protestors at Town Center Park in Kingwood on June 1 appeared to be students. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protesters hold handmade signs while they sit and lie on the grass of Town Center Park in Kingwood on June 1. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Protests that took place in Montgomery County in the week of May 31-June 6 shone light on a historic moment in the nation: the death of George Floyd and the resulting surge in Black Lives Matter gatherings.


Peaceful protests took place in Conroe, The Woodlands and Kingwood. Many protestors wore masks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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