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Photos: Funeral Procession Through Boston Honors George Floyd, Breonna Taylor And Ahmaud Arbery

People display placards Sunday while watching a procession of vehicles, including three hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, as it makes its way through Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
People display placards Sunday while watching a procession of vehicles, including three hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, as it makes its way through Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)

A motorcade traveled to a church for a memorial service Sunday for George Floyd, an African American man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer put his knee on the man's neck for minutes while he was handcuffed on the ground.

Hearses bore Floyd's name along with those of Breonna Taylor, shot to death by police in her home in Kentucky, and Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed jogger who was chased down and killed in Georgia.

The service at the Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain gave Boston the opportunity "to grieve the loss of these American citizens and to participate in the national outcry against black lives killed by police brutality and acts of white supremacy," said The Rev. Miniard Culpepper, from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Dorchester.

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People pray Sunday, June 7, 2020, before taking part in a procession of vehicles, including three hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, through Boston neighborhoods. The hearses were part of what organizers are calling #BostonBlackMemorial Funeral Procession. (Steven Senne/AP)
People pray Sunday, June 7, 2020, before taking part in a procession of vehicles, including three hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, through Boston neighborhoods. The hearses were part of what organizers are calling #BostonBlackMemorial Funeral Procession. (Steven Senne/AP)
Rev. James Harrison, of the Southern Baptist Church, in Boston, walks past hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, before the start of a procession through Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Rev. James Harrison, of the Southern Baptist Church, in Boston, walks past hearses meant to honor fallen George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, before the start of a procession through Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
A procession of vehicles, including three hearses, meant to honor George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery makes its way through Boston neighborhoods. (Steven Senne/AP)
A procession of vehicles, including three hearses, meant to honor George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery makes its way through Boston neighborhoods. (Steven Senne/AP)

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