In Pics: George Floyd, whose fall, fuelled a complete movement

With the trial set to begin on Monday in George Floyd's death, let’s take a look at how the world remembers him. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death.

The Man

Flowers, signs and balloons are left near a makeshift memorial to George Floyd near the spot where he died while in custody of the Minneapolis police, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

(Photograph:AFP)

Never-dying inspiration

Travis Cains, who grew up in Cuney Homes with George Floyd, and Dexter Brown, Floyd’s cousin, pose for a portrait in front of a mural of Floyd ahead of the trial of the former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in Houston, Texas, US. 

(Photograph:Reuters)

Close to heart

A photo of Floyd on the phone of a friend in the Third Ward ahead of the trial of the former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in Houston, Texas, US.

(Photograph:Reuters)

What really matters

A man holds a Black Lives Matter flag during the protest 'Families Supporting Families Joins Mass Action 4 George Floyd Justice 4 All Nationwide Protest' in St Paul, Minnesota. 

(Photograph:AFP)

Fighting hatred with love

People raise their hands and shout slogans as they protest at the makeshift memorial in honour of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

(Photograph:AFP)

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