Photos: Protests in response to the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Protesters stand on top of a burned LAPD cruiser as another burns at 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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A couple console each other knowing they will be arrested along with protesters on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters hold fist in the air in front of a burning car lot on May 29, 2020.
Protesters hold fists in the air in front of a burning car lot on May 29, 2020. Protesting continues in response to the death of George Floyd.
(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters sit along 3rd Street as a small fire burns behind them in the Fairfax District.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
A skateboarder falls over a small fire set by protesters on 3rd Street in Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco takes a knee with demonstrators after thousands of protesters marched.
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco takes a knee with demonstrators after thousands of protesters marched to the Robert Presley Detention Center and were met with a roadblock of law enforcement during a protest against the death of George Floyd in Riverside.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Janaya Khan, embraces Black Lives Matter-L.A. co-founder Melina Abdullah at a downtown demonstration.
Janaya Khan embraces Black Lives Matter-L.A. co-founder Melina Abdullah at a downtown demonstration on Sept. 23, 2020. Many are there in reaction to the Breonna Taylor case in Louisville, Ky.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters push along a shrine to Breonna Taylor.
Protesters push along a shrine to Breonna Taylor as hundreds march downtown, protesting the Louisville, Ky., grand jury decision to not charge the police officers who shot and killed her.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Orange County sheriff's deputies maintain a police block as a firecracker thrown by a protester explodes behind them.
Orange County sheriff’s deputies maintain a police block as a firecracker thrown by a protester explodes behind them during a protest against the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd during the pandemic on May 30, 2020, in Santa Ana.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A protester is escorted off the northbound 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Looters run from a jewelry store as LAPD officers approach.
Looters run from a jewelry store as LAPD officers approach in downtown Los Angeles amid nationwide protests after the death of George Floyd.
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A protester falls to the ground after being shot with a rubber projectile from LAPD officers.
A protester falls to the ground after being shot with a rubber projectile from LAPD officers at 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Riverside County sheriffs advance on demonstrators who refused to disperse after the 6 p.m. curfew.
Riverside County sheriffs advance on demonstrators who refused to disperse after the 6 p.m. curfew. Thousands of protesters marched through the street of downtown Riverside.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A protester runs for safety after being shot with a rubber projectile from LAPD officers.
A protester runs for safety after being shot with a rubber projectile from LAPD officers at 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
A protester is arrested for violating curfew at Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.
A protester is arrested for violating curfew at Sunset and Cahuenga boulevards in Hollywood on June 1 in Los Angeles.
(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
As fireworks explode in the background, Michelle Usher of Santa Ana, middle, prays in the street.
As fireworks explode in the background, Michelle Usher of Santa Ana, middle, prays in the street at the intersection of McFadden Avenue and Bristol Street during a protest against the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd during the pandemic on May 30 in Santa Ana.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A protester has her eyes washed after being pepper-sprayed.
A protester has her eyes washed after being pepper-sprayed by police shortly after curfew on May 30 in Minneapolis. Protests continue in Minneapolis because of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer.
(Jason Armond /Los Angeles Times)
Relatives of Dijon Kizzee gather with protesters to demand justice in his fatal shooting.
Relatives of Dijon Kizzee gather with protesters in front of the South Los Angeles sheriff’s station to demand justice after Kizzee was shot and killed by deputies in Los Angeles in September.
(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters gather in front of the South Los Angeles Sheriff's station to demand justice for Dijon Kizzee.
Protesters gather in front of the South Los Angeles sheriff’s station to demand justice for Dijon Kizzee, who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies, on Sept. 5 in Los Angeles.
(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
A National Guardsman holds a rose given to him by a protester along Fairfax Avenue during a march.
A National Guardsman holds a rose given to him by a protester along Fairfax Avenue during a march. The protest was organized by the Refuse Fascism group.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters demonstrate at the South LA Sheriff's Station hours after Dijon Kizzee was shot to death by deputies.
Black Lives Matter protesters demonstrate at the South L.A. sheriff’s station hours after Dijon Kizzee was shot to death by deputies on Aug. 31.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Protesters gather on Budlong Avenue and face off with sheriff's deputies hours after the killing of Dijon Kizzee.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A woman expresses her desire for peace and love in Minneapolis.
A woman expresses her desire for peace and love. Despite a curfew, protests and looting occurred throughout the night in various parts of Minneapolis on May 29.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters nervously wait as LAPD officers converge on them from both sides in the Third Street underpass.
Protesters nervously wait as LAPD officers converge on them from both sides in the Third Street underpass on Aug. 26.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters raise their hands as LAPD officers converge on them from both sides in the Third Street underpass.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A mural of George Floyd by artist Misteralek is seen at dusk at Wilmington Avenue and 105th Street in Watts.
Artists have memorialized George Floyd, who died while in custody of the Minneapolis police, with murals and street art along Wilmington Avenue and 105th Street in Watts on June 5 in Los Angeles.
(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)