Portland George Floyd Protests – 2020 Mariah Taylor prays for her late son, whom she says was killed in a similar way to George FloydA woman lights candles for one of the many shrines dedicated to George Floyd.Entrance to the Justice Center.A fire rages outside CVS phramacy, while the store is looted.Police officers wearing masks form a line as tear gas erupts in the street.A looter enters a convenience store in Downtown.A man injured by shrapnel from a police flashbang reaches out for help. Out of frame a nurse applies guaze and bandaging to a significant wound that required hospitalization (I know this because he ended up with my phone after I dropped it trying to support him getting to safety.)A freshly painted sign outside a bar in Downtown.A police officer outside CVS pharmacy.Police arrest a woman for sitting in the street.Police advance down Main St, knocking a woman and down as a protester guards over themPolice advance down Main St. through tear gas.A homeless woman looks on as protesters begin to rush backwards as police announce that curfew is in effect.A police officer gives directions to a woman along Salmon and 2nd Ave.Several young leaders of the protest spoke about their experiences as protesters grew in number at Pioneer Square.A mass die-in was held on Burnside Bridge at 7:12pm. A moment of silence was observed by the crowd for 8m46s, the time it took for George Floyd to die.Protesters from the Revolution Hall meeting reached Burnside Bridge, regrouped with the Downtown protesters, and headed towards the fenced area in Downtown.Protesters link arms in solidarity as they begon passing over the Burnside Bridge a 2nd time, on their way to Washington High School, where the protest started.At 10:41pm, an officer aims a rubber bullet gun through the fence and fires off one round, before being ordered back by other police officers.A flashbang erupts by a protesters feet, and they are undeterred, continuing to hold up a sign as smoke grenades envelope the street.Protesters are routed down Main Street as the police increase the closed area to include SW Lincoln to Burnside, SW Naito to 10th Avenue.A man is shoved down behind the advancing police line on SW 5th and Main street.A protester dances and leads chants from the center of a drum circle on SW 3rd and Main, just outside the Federal Courthouse, on July 25.“Its a beautiful struggle” says Tavis Greenwood, draped in an American flag, as he walks past a wall of tear gas while recording on the front lines.Through the night, Riot Ribs continued to serve up a line of hungry protesters, as well as houseless individuals. A mountain of supplies, to include ribs, burgers, hot-dogs, water, et al are kept in coolers.A firework explodes inside the fence at the Federal Courthouse.Fireworks erupt between the Justice Center and the Federal Court House.A protester wearing a Santa suit holds up a sign reading “NO CHRISTMAS FOR FASCIST” on July 25.