PHOTOS: Day 5 of George Floyd protests in DC

Editor’s note: Some of the photos in this gallery contain offensive language.

For the fifth day in a row, protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer were held in the D.C. area.

Protesters have taken to the streets across the nation calling for an end to unfair treatment of African Americans by law enforcement.

Protests began in the D.C. area last Friday.

See photos from day five of the protests.

Demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd hold up placards near Lafayette park accross the White House on June 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. - Anti-racism protests have put several US cities under curfew to suppress rioting, following the death of George Floyd in police custody. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, USA - JUNE 2: People hold banners during a protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis, United States on June 2, 2020 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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