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Photos: Outside the George Floyd memorial service in Minneapolis

Mourners gather to remember man who died after his neck was knelt on by Minneapolis police

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Mourners embrace as they take a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)
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George Floyd’s casket is carried out to the hearse after a family memorial service on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Jwokamer Debock of Minneapolis bows her head in prayer during a family memorial service for George Floyd broadcast outside on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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George Floyd’s casket is carried out to the hearse after a family memorial service on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Observers listen to a family memorial service for George Floyd broadcast into the streets on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Mourners take a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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George Floyd’s casket is carried out to the hearse after a family memorial service on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Mourners embrace as they take a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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George Floyd’s casket is carried out to the hearse after a family memorial service on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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A photo of George Floyd is carried out after the memorial service on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Kameron Anderson, 9, hugs his mom, Michelle while listening to a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Alexi Kleinschmidt of Minneapolis observes during a family memorial service for George Floyd broadcast outside on the street on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Minneapolis African American Professional Firefighters take a knee outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Observers listen to a family memorial service for George Floyd broadcast into the streets on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Cortez Hollis of Minneapolis bows his head in prayer during a family memorial service for George Floyd broadcast outside on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Observers hold their arms up and chant George Floyd’s name outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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People gather at a makeshift memorial to George Floyd, Thursday, June 4, in Minneapolis, near where he died in police custody. Hundreds are expected to attend a memorial service for Floyd in Minneapolis on Thursday. Peter Van Agtmael / © 2020 The New York Times

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People get their temperatures checked before entering the chapel at North Central University for a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis, Thursday, June 4. Floyd, an African-American man, died in Minneapolis police custody. Alyssa Schukar / © 2020 The New York Times

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Mourners carried the coffin of George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, to the site of a memorial service in his honor in Minneapolis. Floyd, an African-American man, died in Minneapolis police custody. Joshua Rashaad McFadden / © 2020 The New York Times

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A hearse sits outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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A hearse sits outside a family memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside North Central University in Minneapolis. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

Traci Westcott is a photojournalist for the Post Bulletin covering the southeast Minnesota region. Before she moved to Rochester, she was a photography intern for the Dubois County Herald in Jasper, Indiana. Readers can reach Traci at 507-281-7470 or twestcott@postbulletin.com.
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