PHOTOS: Scenes from a Friendswood march for George Floyd

(Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
(Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

(Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Protestors Tavon Jackson and Angela Arnold hold signs. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protestors marched along S. Friendswood Drive. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protestors listened to people speak about racism they have faced. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Officers from Constable Chris Diaz' office in Harris County Precinct 2 marched with the protestors. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Protestors knelt in silence for 8 minutes and 56 seconds in front of Friendswood City Hall. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Motorcyclists rode alongside the marching protestors in solidarity. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Some handed out water to protesters during the march. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
Several hundred people gathered in Friendswood on June 6 for a Black Lives Matter march in honor of George Floyd.

"I am astounded by the amount of people that showed up. I had minimum expectations," protester Tavon Jackson said. "I greatly appreciate having so many people who look like me and so many who don't here. They want to be a part of something great. They want to be a part of the revolution."


The protesters marched down S. Friendswood Drive to Friendswood City Hall. At City Hall, protestors knelt for 8 minutes and 56 seconds. Some protestors shared personal accounts of experiencing racism and thanked the crowd for its stand.

View images from the event in the gallery.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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