Photos: George Floyd and the year of racial reckoning

Two people hug in the middle of a street.
Michael Wilson (right) hugs Pamela Weems at George Floyd Square as people arrive to celebrate the guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis on April 20.
Evan Frost | MPR News file

George Floyd’s murder sparked protests around the world over the police treatment of people of color. While Minneapolis was the region’s epicenter, people took to the streets in St. Paul, Duluth, Rochester and Fargo, N.D., demanding change.

Photojournalists from MPR News and other media captured a year of pain and hope in the aftermath of Floyd's killing. Here's a look at some of what they saw.

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