For six straight nights, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in more than 30 cities across the country to protest in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Peaceful protests have continued in the days since Floyd died on Memorial Day in Minneapolis police custody after a white officer pinned him to the ground under his knee for more than eight minutes.

In addition to the peaceful demonstrations, violence, vandalism and looting have erupted in Minneapolis, New York, Louisville, Los Angeles and Memphis. Police continue to use tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets in confrontations with protesters and more than 4,400 arrests have been made at demonstrations nationwide, according to a tally compiled by The Associated Press.

Amid the chaos and tension, there have been moments of peace and shows of solidarity.

Here are some of the most powerful images taken during the protests.

Contributing: The Associated Press

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