Photos of the Week (06/21/20)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) President Trump arrives for his rally on Saturday in Tulsa. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

2) Trump supporters cheer for the President at a rally Saturday in Tulsa. Photos: AP

3) “Five months from now we’re going to defeat Sleepy Joe Biden,” Trump said before mocking former Vice President Joe Biden by suggesting that Biden often doesn’t know what state he’s campaigning in. Photo: AP

4) Trump points to his shoe as he explains his care descent down a ramp earlier this month after a speech at West Point. Trump said the reason he was so careful walking down the ramp was that he was wearing “leather bottom shoes” and worried that he might slip due to the lack of traction. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

5) Tulsa Police officers arrest a protester for trespassing after she entered the safety barricade of President Donald Trump’s campaign rally Saturday June 20, 2020. Photo: Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP

6) President Donald Trump listens to applause after signing an executive order on police reform during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, June 16, 2020. The order encourages police departments to employ the latest standards for use of force, improve information sharing so that officers with poor records are not hired without their backgrounds being known, and add social workers to law enforcement responses to non-violent cases involving drug addiction and homelessness, officials said. Civil-rights groups and top Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, said the order was insufficient. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

7) Protesters surround the police-headquarters building while demonstrating against police brutality and calling for the firing of the police officers involved in the hit-and-run of several protesters the night before, on June 14, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Eze Amos / Getty

8) In this aerial photo, the Wendy’s restaurant that was set on fire by demonstrators after Rayshard Brooks was killed is seen on June 17, 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. The site has become a place of remembrance for Brooks, who was killed by police while fleeing, after a struggle during a field sobriety test in the Wendy’s parking lot. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty

9) A sign language interpreter raises her middle fingers as the crowd repeats the chant ‘Fuck Trump’ during the Pride Liberation March, an event highlighting the Black Lives Matter movement within the LGBTQ community in Denver. Photograph: Kevin Mohatt/Reuters

10) A Black Lives Matter protester photographed carrying a white man – assumed to be a far-right counterprotester – to safety when demonstrations descended into violence in London last weekend said he chose to step up, rather than let the man be pummeled by the crowd, “to stop someone from being killed.” Photo: FOX News

11) Kathy Boyum (L) is hugged by Jeffrey Edwards during a reconciliation revival, part of an event to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the United States, amid nationwide protests against racial inequality in Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 19, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Eric Miller

12) Joseph Fons holds a Pride flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building after the court ruled that LGBTQ people cannot be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation, in Washington, D.C., on June 15, 2020. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty

13) People drive down the main road in Grand Teton National Park on June 13, 2020, outside Jackson, Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is in the process of a phased reopening after the coronavirus shutdown, with many of the trails and roads open but the visitor centers, hotels, and restaurants still closed. Photo: George Frey / Getty

14) People exercise at Inspire South Bay Fitness behind plastic sheets in their workout pods, while observing social distancing, on June 15, 2020, in Redondo Beach, California, as the gym reopens  under California’s coronavirus Phase 3 reopening guidelines. Photo: Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty

15) North Andover residents hold up pink cards to vote on an issue on a high-school football field during the annual town meeting, while maintaining social distancing, on June 16, 2020, in North Andover, Massachusetts. It was the first-ever outdoor town meeting since North Andover was established in 1646. Photo: Elise Amendola / AP

16) Merlin Coles 3, watches the Royal Ascot on TV at home while sitting on his horse Mr Glitter Sparkles with his dog Mistress, as horse racing resumed behind closed doors after the coronavirus outbreak, in Bere Regis, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

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