Photos of the Week (04/25/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is led away in handcuffs after a jury found him guilty of all charges in his trial for second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Photo: Pool via REUTERS

2) Al Action wears a hand lettered t-shirt reading “I Can Breathe Again” at a demonstration one day after the guilty verdicts against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

3) People react after the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, found guilty of the death of George Floyd, in front of Hennepin County Government Center, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 20, 2021. Photo: Reuters

4) Asylum-seeking families from Mexico reach shore after crossing the Rio Grande on an inflatable raft. Photograph: Jim Urquhart/Reuters

5) A man fixes a flat tire on a car covered in ash after a series of eruptions from La Soufriere volcano. Photograph: Robertson S Henry/Reuters

6) Houses are seen on the edge of a cliff after a land mass collapsed in the village of Nefyn, Wales, Britain. Photo: Reuters

7) Emergency crews work the scene of a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday, April 21, 2021, on Interstate 41 near Slinger, Wis. Whiteout conditions from a passing snow squall were reported at the time of the crash. Another view. Photos: Doug Raflik, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

8) Taras Mychalewych, 75, poses for a portrait with his vaccination card after receiving his coronavirus shot in Columbus, New Mexico. Photograph: Paul Ratje/Reuters

9) NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this shot as it hovered over the Martian surface on Apr. 19, 2021, during the first instance of powered, controlled flight on another planet. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech

10) An aerial view of the Christ the Protector statue, which will surpass the height of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro by 7 metres. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

11) A newly-married couple kiss as they pose for their wedding photographs next to a salt field in Taiwan, which has changed color due to the lack of rain. Photograph: Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images

12) Wildlife agency rangers rescue a Malayan tapir, an endangered species on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, after it fell into a villager’s fish pond in Riau. Photograph: WAHYUDI/AFP/Getty Images

13) A peacock shows its plumage as part of a courtship display while a pigeon feeds nearby at a park in London, Britain. Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville

14) Members of the Basque confectioners association work on a life-size chocolate version of Picasso’s Guernica. Photograph: Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images

15) A staff member gives a video tour of an art installation in the form of a pharmacy where everything is made out of felt to a customer, using a phone, in London, Britain. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

AND FINALLY,

Mary Ann Vecchio, the girl in the iconic Kent State photo

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s