WORK SPOTLIGHT: Atlanta joins nationwide protests after the death of Georgia Floyd in Minneapolis. 
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
A young protester stands in front of the police line in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
A young protester stands in front of the police line in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Police move their line forward through tear gas used on protesters in Atlanta on May 31.
Police move their line forward through tear gas used on protesters in Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters hold up their hands in front of law enforcement in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters hold up their hands in front of law enforcement in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters run from a small explosive during the third day of protests in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters run from a small explosive during the third day of protests in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Law enforcement holds their line in downtown Atlanta as protesters blow bubbles at them on May 31.
Law enforcement holds their line in downtown Atlanta as protesters blow bubbles at them on May 31.
Protesters hold up their hands in front of law enforcement in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters hold up their hands in front of law enforcement in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
A cloud of tear gas billows in front of the Georgia State Capitol building on June 2 in Atlanta.
A cloud of tear gas billows in front of the Georgia State Capitol building on June 2 in Atlanta.
At the Georgia State Capitol building, law enforcement uses tear gas, flash grenades and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of protesters on June 2.
At the Georgia State Capitol building, law enforcement uses tear gas, flash grenades and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of protesters on June 2.
Protesters called for lawmakers to repeal the citizen’s arrest law, expand voting rights for nonviolent felony offenders, amend the state’s stand-your-ground laws and reject an elections bill as the General Assembly reconvenes after hiatus on June 15.
Protesters called for lawmakers to repeal the citizen’s arrest law, expand voting rights for nonviolent felony offenders, amend the state’s stand-your-ground laws and reject an elections bill as the General Assembly reconvenes after hiatus on June 15.
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
Protesters demonstrate in downtown Atlanta in response to the death of George Floyd for the third day on May 31.
Protesters demonstrate in downtown Atlanta in response to the death of George Floyd for the third day on May 31.
A peaceful protest of hundreds makes its way through the streets of downtown Atlanta June 2.
A peaceful protest of hundreds makes its way through the streets of downtown Atlanta June 2.
Protesters in Atlanta demonstrate in response to the killing of Georgia Floyd in Minneapolis on May 29.
Protesters in Atlanta demonstrate in response to the killing of Georgia Floyd in Minneapolis on May 29.
Protesters in Atlanta demonstrate in response to the killing of Georgia Floyd in Minneapolis on May 29.
Protesters in Atlanta demonstrate in response to the killing of Georgia Floyd in Minneapolis on May 29.
Protesters rally in downtown Atlanta on June 5.
Protesters rally in downtown Atlanta on June 5.
A protester wipes her eyes after being in the line of fired pepper spray in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
A protester wipes her eyes after being in the line of fired pepper spray in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
What began as a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd turned confrontational in downtown Atlanta on May 29.
An offshoot of protesters attempt to build a baracade with wood and chain link fences grabbed from a bordering contruction site in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
An offshoot of protesters attempt to build a baracade with wood and chain link fences grabbed from a bordering contruction site in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Protesters in downtown Atlanta on June 5 demand Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms defund the Atlanta Police Department.
Protesters in downtown Atlanta on June 5 demand Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms defund the Atlanta Police Department.
Farees Kaleemah, 27, and Atlanta Police Officer identified as K. Knapp, hold hands and try to deescalate the third day of protests in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
Farees Kaleemah, 27, and Atlanta Police Officer identified as K. Knapp, hold hands and try to deescalate the third day of protests in downtown Atlanta on May 31.
A nurse cheers from a parking garage as she watches a large peaceful protest make its way through the streets of downtown and midtown Atlanta on June 2.
A nurse cheers from a parking garage as she watches a large peaceful protest make its way through the streets of downtown and midtown Atlanta on June 2.
A protester wears a mask that reads 'I can't breathe' during a peaceful protest in downtown Atlanta June 2.
A protester wears a mask that reads 'I can't breathe' during a peaceful protest in downtown Atlanta June 2.
Protesters kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on June 5 in downtown Atlanta.
Protesters kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on June 5 in downtown Atlanta.
Protesters carry balloons on June 5, what would have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday.
Protesters carry balloons on June 5, what would have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday.
Hannah Gebresilassie and a small group of protesters urge Gov. Brian Kemp to veto House Bill 838, legislation that gives protections to police officers on June 26.
Hannah Gebresilassie and a small group of protesters urge Gov. Brian Kemp to veto House Bill 838, legislation that gives protections to police officers on June 26.
Georgia Democratic lawmakers stand on the Capitol steps in solidarity with protesters on June 15.
Georgia Democratic lawmakers stand on the Capitol steps in solidarity with protesters on June 15.
Protesters called for lawmakers to repeal the citizen’s arrest law, expand voting rights for nonviolent felony offenders, amend the state’s stand-your-ground laws and reject an elections bill as the General Assembly reconvenes after hiatus on June 15.
Protesters called for lawmakers to repeal the citizen’s arrest law, expand voting rights for nonviolent felony offenders, amend the state’s stand-your-ground laws and reject an elections bill as the General Assembly reconvenes after hiatus on June 15.
Outside of the Georgia State Capitol on Juneteenth protesters pray as part of OneRace‘s March on Atlanta calling for racial reconciliation and social justice on June 19.
Outside of the Georgia State Capitol on Juneteenth protesters pray as part of OneRace‘s March on Atlanta calling for racial reconciliation and social justice on June 19.
Protesters in chains line the entrance to the Georgia State Capitol in a demonstration against the restrictive voting proposals pushed in the wake of the 2020 election.
Protesters in chains line the entrance to the Georgia State Capitol in a demonstration against the restrictive voting proposals pushed in the wake of the 2020 election.
Protesters speak out against restrictive voting measures pushed by GOP state lawmakers in the wake of the 2020 election.
Protesters speak out against restrictive voting measures pushed by GOP state lawmakers in the wake of the 2020 election.
Georgia's Asian American and Pacific Islander community gather at the Georgia State Capitol to mourn the victims of the Atlanta shooting and protest racism against the community.
Georgia's Asian American and Pacific Islander community gather at the Georgia State Capitol to mourn the victims of the Atlanta shooting and protest racism against the community.
Georgia's Asian American and Pacific Islander community gather at the Georgia State Capitol to mourn the victims of the Atlanta shooting and protest racism against the community.
Georgia's Asian American and Pacific Islander community gather at the Georgia State Capitol to mourn the victims of the Atlanta shooting and protest racism against the community.
Yolanda Melson wears a mask honoring her mother, Carolyn Russell, who died from COVID-19 May 8.
Yolanda Melson wears a mask honoring her mother, Carolyn Russell, who died from COVID-19 May 8.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 along with volunteers string up paper hearts to memorialize the victims outside of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta Aug. 27.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 along with volunteers string up paper hearts to memorialize the victims outside of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta Aug. 27.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 along with volunteers string up paper hearts to memorialize the victims outside of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta Aug. 27.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 along with volunteers string up paper hearts to memorialize the victims outside of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta Aug. 27.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 march from National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta to the Georgia State Capitol building during a vigil Aug. 27.
Family of loved ones lost to COVID-19 march from National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta to the Georgia State Capitol building during a vigil Aug. 27.
An 80-year-old Baptist preacher from a nearby town visits Dr. Karen Kinsell for treatment for a chest cold at the Clay County Medical Center in Fort Gaines on Jan. 8.
An 80-year-old Baptist preacher from a nearby town visits Dr. Karen Kinsell for treatment for a chest cold at the Clay County Medical Center in Fort Gaines on Jan. 8.
Dr. Karen Kinsell, 64, writes down prescriptions and doses for patients in an exam room at the Clay County Medical Center on Jan. 8 in Fort Gaines.
Dr. Karen Kinsell, 64, writes down prescriptions and doses for patients in an exam room at the Clay County Medical Center on Jan. 8 in Fort Gaines.
Nurse Lanier Brown prepares a pain shot for a patient at the Clay County Medical Center in Fort Gaines on Jan 8.
Nurse Lanier Brown prepares a pain shot for a patient at the Clay County Medical Center in Fort Gaines on Jan 8.
Rahma Mohamed, 53, has her vitals checked before seeing the doctor at the Clarkston Community Health Center on Sept. 22 in Clarkston.
Rahma Mohamed, 53, has her vitals checked before seeing the doctor at the Clarkston Community Health Center on Sept. 22 in Clarkston.
Workers at Barrington Dairy in Montezuma prepare cows for milking. The large dairy operation relies on migrant workers through visa programs that provide workers with higher levels of education to come on as veterinarians or engineers, but struggles from a lack of workers for low-labor jobs like milking.
Workers at Barrington Dairy in Montezuma prepare cows for milking. The large dairy operation relies on migrant workers through visa programs that provide workers with higher levels of education to come on as veterinarians or engineers, but struggles from a lack of workers for low-labor jobs like milking.
Pete Gelber, owner of Barrington Dairy in Montezuma, voices the need for a year-round migrant labor worker program for the dairy industry to address the shortage of low-labor workers for milking.
Pete Gelber, owner of Barrington Dairy in Montezuma, voices the need for a year-round migrant labor worker program for the dairy industry to address the shortage of low-labor workers for milking.
Third-grade student Sasha Ignatiuk, 8, draws a cat as she waits for her mom after school at the Petra Academy on Sept. 12 in Boise.
Third-grade student Sasha Ignatiuk, 8, draws a cat as she waits for her mom after school at the Petra Academy on Sept. 12 in Boise.
A pipe band stands Saturday in the Nampa Civic Center at a memorial service for Boise Senior Firefighter Charlie Ruffing on May 31.
A pipe band stands Saturday in the Nampa Civic Center at a memorial service for Boise Senior Firefighter Charlie Ruffing on May 31.
Uniformed personnel on Saturday escort the family of Boise Senior Firefighter Charlie Ruffing from the Nampa Civic Center, after a memorial service in his honor on May 31.
Uniformed personnel on Saturday escort the family of Boise Senior Firefighter Charlie Ruffing from the Nampa Civic Center, after a memorial service in his honor on May 31.
Nampa Police Department Capt. Curt Shankel leads the “high-risk search” in Nampa on Sept. 26.
Nampa Police Department Capt. Curt Shankel leads the “high-risk search” in Nampa on Sept. 26.
Jaelynn, 2, watches Wednesday afternoon from a separate apartment building as Nampa Police search a unit in connection with a Sept. 25 deadly shooting.
Jaelynn, 2, watches Wednesday afternoon from a separate apartment building as Nampa Police search a unit in connection with a Sept. 25 deadly shooting.
Wheel chairs line the walls underneath wreaths during "Haven's Open House" at the Festival of Trees in Boise on Nov. 22. Cancer patients from local hospitals and their families can come see the lights without fighting the crowds.
Wheel chairs line the walls underneath wreaths during "Haven's Open House" at the Festival of Trees in Boise on Nov. 22. Cancer patients from local hospitals and their families can come see the lights without fighting the crowds.
Father Nektarios Serfes from the Greek Orthodox Church blesses the crowd at the new Armenian Genocide Memorial in Boise on Sept. 21.
Father Nektarios Serfes from the Greek Orthodox Church blesses the crowd at the new Armenian Genocide Memorial in Boise on Sept. 21.
Emil Reich, WWII veteran, shares emotional encounters with individuals shaking his hand after he was awarded the Legion of Honor on Feb. 22 in Boise.
Emil Reich, WWII veteran, shares emotional encounters with individuals shaking his hand after he was awarded the Legion of Honor on Feb. 22 in Boise.
On Jan. 11, longtime friends of Heidi De Leon, one of the victims of Meridian’s most recent murder-suicide, brought the community together to mourn her and Jose De Leon’s death with a candlelight vigil at West Park in Nampa.
On Jan. 11, longtime friends of Heidi De Leon, one of the victims of Meridian’s most recent murder-suicide, brought the community together to mourn her and Jose De Leon’s death with a candlelight vigil at West Park in Nampa.
A child gets fitted for a helmet at the Boise Bicycle Project's annual Holiday Kid's Bike Giveaway where low-income children can receive a bike and safety gear for free on Dec. 15 in Boise.
A child gets fitted for a helmet at the Boise Bicycle Project's annual Holiday Kid's Bike Giveaway where low-income children can receive a bike and safety gear for free on Dec. 15 in Boise.
Young children cool off under the spray of a Caldwell fire engine on July 28, 2018, at the Canyon County Fair.
Young children cool off under the spray of a Caldwell fire engine on July 28, 2018, at the Canyon County Fair.

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