Photos: The Mission turns out by the thousands

People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A drum line performs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Aztec dancers perform at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Michael Houston speaks at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
March organizer Simone Jacques speaks at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A large crowd cheers at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Thousands of people march down 16th Street during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Thousands of people march down 16th Street during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Thousands of people march down 16th Street during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds gather outside Mission Police Station during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A young woman holds up a mirror to San Francisco Police standing guard outside Mission Police Station during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters take a knee outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Police officer takes a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Police officer takes a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A second San Francisco Police officer takes a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Two San Francisco Police officers take a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man spray paints “Justice 4 Floyd!” on a boarded-up business near the Mission Police Station during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of protesters gather outside Mission Police Station to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jon Jacobo speaks to protesters outside Mission Police Station before leading them to join another group outside City Hall during a protest to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters march down Valencia Street after San Francisco’s 8 p.m. curfew to join more protesters outside City Hall to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A resident cheers on protesters as they march down Valencia Street after San Francisco’s 8 p.m. curfew to join more protesters outside City Hall to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters march down Valencia Street after San Francisco’s 8 p.m. curfew to join more protesters outside City Hall to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Police officers in riot gear stand guard outside City Hall as protesters march to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Police officers in riot gear stand guard outside City Hall as protesters march to honor George Floyd and other black people killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police and protesters face off outside City Hall past the 8 p.m. curfew on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters kneel in front of San Francisco Police outside City Hall past the 8 p.m. curfew on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of protesters gather outside City Hall past the 8 p.m. curfew as San Francisco Police stand guard on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The words “Black Lives Matter” are projected onto City Hall as hundreds of protesters gather past the 8 p.m. curfew on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

In the biggest protest yet in The City to demonstrate against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, thousands turned out in the Mission Wednesday afternoon in a youth-led march. The protest came on what is expected to be the final night of the curfew put in place. Here are some photos captured the early hours of the march. Also, on Wednesday, charges were upgraded against the Minneapolis officer accused of holding his knee to Floyd’s neck for at least eight minutes. Three other officers with him, were also charged Wednesday in connection with the death.

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