Across the city, New Yorkers on Tuesday marked the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. His killing set off a wave of protests across the nation, including several weeks of rallies attended by thousands in New York.

Here’s a look at how the city remembered Mr. Floyd:

Attendees at a memorial in Harlem, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, knelt for nine minutes and 29 seconds, the length of time the Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, held his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck. The room largely fell into silence.

Credit…Stephanie Keith for The New York Times Across the city, New Yorkers on Tuesday marked the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. His killing set off a wave of protests across the nation, including several weeks of rallies attended by thousands in […]

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