Business Insider Edition

Stunning photos and videos show the protests against police brutality from the sky

Natalie Colarossi , Business Insider US
 Jun 09, 2020, 02:28 PM

Protesters congregate at the Hollywood and Highland intersection as demonstrations continue over the killing of George Floyd despite the dangers of the widening coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on June 7, 2020 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California.
David McNew/Getty Images
  • For two weeks, hundreds of thousands of Americans have gathered to protest police brutality and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd.
  • Protesters have marched in the streets, taken over parks, congregated in cities, and gathered outside of police precincts and state buildings in order to demand change.
  • This aerial footage shows the incredible size and scope of the demonstrations.
  • For more articles, go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za.

In the broadest protest movement in American history, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd and put an end to police brutality.

For two weeks, protesters in all 50 states have gathered to march, chant, host vigils, and congregate in massive groups. The demonstrations have even gone global, as thousands have gathered throughout Europe, Australia, South America, Canada, and more.

This footage shows just how massive the scope of the demonstrations are, by taking a look at the gatherings from above.


Several thousand people have been protesting throughout Los Angeles for the past two weeks. On Sunday, an estimated 20,000 people marched through the streets and gathered throughout the Hollywood area.

David McNew/Getty Images

Sources: NBC Los Angeles, LA Times

In Philadelphia on Saturday, thousands of demonstrators were seen on nearly every corner of the city.

Source: Insider

In the nation's capitol, 10 straight days of protests brought thousands of people to march together in Lafayette Park and throughout the streets of Washington, D.C.

Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Source: Washington Post


This video shows thousands of people gathering across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.


In Chicago's Union Park on Saturday, an estimated 20,000 people gathered to listen to activists, poets, and others demand justice for George Floyd and put an end to police brutality.

Source: Chicago Tribune


In this video taken on June 3, protesters in Denver are seen holding up lights together in solidarity.


In Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, thousands of protesters have been taking to the streets daily since May 26. A crowd gathers here on Saturday.

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Source: Insider

This aerial view of Minneapolis shows protesters gathered around a memorial to honour George Floyd.

CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images

In Atlanta, Georgia, thousands of protesters have also gathered throughout the city for 10 straight days.

Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images
Source: AJC

Outside of the statehouse in Indianapolis, protesters were seen gathering for a sit-in demonstration on Saturday.

AP Photo/Michael Conroy

In Brooklyn, demonstrators gathered numerous times in McCarren Park to host vigils for Floyd, and to honour other victims of police brutality.

Scott Heins/Getty Images
Source: Green Pointers

In Nearby Merrick on Long Island, thousands gathered to block off traffic and march in the streets. "There is time for a change, and it has to be now," one demonstrator told CBS New York.

Al Bello/Getty Images
Source: CBS New York

And in Boston, a mass of people was seen marching though the streets on May 29.

Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The protests have been taking place internationally, too. This video shows thousands of people gathered in Parliament Square in London.


Protesters in European cities have been gathering outside of US embassies to demand justice for Floyd and an end to police brutality and racial injustice across the world.

JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images

In Frankfurt, Germany, thousands of demonstrators are seen paying tribute to Floyd over the weekend.

Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Thousands of protesters have been gathering throughout Berlin in the last week. Here, they're seen filling Alexanderplatz Plaza on Saturday.

Source: Insider


In Paris, several thousand people defied a coronavirus ban on large gatherings to march and protest throughout the city.

Source: Time Magazine


And in Sydney, Australia, thousands gathered to support Black Lives Matter and to put an end to police brutality against Aboriginal Australians.

Source: Insider

Receive a daily update on your cellphone with all our latest news: click here.

Get the best of our site emailed to you daily: click here.

  • Indicators
  • JSE Indexes
17.04
-0,38%
21.81
-0,11%
19.90
-0,12%
$1,860.65
0,03%
53587.11
-1,22%
DAILY BUSINESS INSIDER UPDATE

Get the best of our site delivered to your inbox every day.

Sign Up