As protests continue, many powerful images have been surfacing online of people demanding justice. But this week, one picture has gone viral... of a couple getting engaged in the middle of a BLM protest.

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Across the States, hundreds of emotional pictures have emerged of those participating in the protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd. 

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But one, in particular, has caught the eye of many online...

The Black Lives Matter movement has never before been so prominent.

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Last week, on Monday, May 25th, a defenseless black man was killed while in a police restraint.

George Floyd was arrested and forced to the ground...

Where former police officer, Derek Chauvin, proceeded to kneel on his neck, while 3 other officers knelt on his back.

Footage of George's "arrest" quickly circulated on social media...

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And, in the highly distressing scenes, he could be heard begging with the officers to release him and repeatedly saying "Please, please... I can't breathe."

After nearly ten minutes, George was completely unresponsive.

An ambulance arrived and took the unconscious man to hospital but, devastatingly, he was pronounced dead upon arrival. He was only forty-six years old.

4 days after George's death, some justice was served.

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Derek Chauvin, the man who had knelt on George’s neck, was finally arrested. But this wasn't enough...

Chauvin was originally taken into custody and was charged with murder in the third degree and manslaughter.

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His bond was set at $50,000, and he is due to appear in court on June 8th.

This kind of police brutality has been happening for centuries now...

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But George's death has sparked an outrage like never before.

Thousands upon thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest...

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And they are all marching for one thing: For the blatant racism and injustice in this country to be brought to an end.

But things have been quick to turn violent.

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Protesters became interweaved with rioters and, as they continue to clash with police, the scenes unfolding across our country have been becoming steadily more violent.

It's a truly terrifying time.

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But change needs to happen and, at the moment, this seems like the only way to make it happen.

But, remarkably, they seem to be working.

Thanks to these riots, the Black Lives Matter movement is dominating global headlines, and it has completely taken over social media.

And of course, the news broke yesterday that Chauvin is now facing an upgraded charge...

He is now being charged with second-degree murder according to Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar.

As for the other officers?

Let’s not forget that, while Chauvin is the man primarily responsible for George’s death, 3 other police officers – Thomas Lane, J.A. Kueng, and Tou Thao – also played a significant role in the incident.

Chauvin may have been the one to kneel on his neck...

But alternative footage from the incident shows that 2 other officers were actually kneeling on his back, while a 4th stood on and watched. As reported by the New York Times, it was announced yesterday that Thomas Lane, J.A. Kueng, and Tou Thao have all been formally charged with aiding and abetting murder in the death of George Floyd.

This is only the beginning.

And it's so important that we continue to speak out and use our voices.

People have been very vocal about the protests online...

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But one picture has gone viral for a very different reason.

This weekend, a picture surfaced online of a man proposing to his girlfriend in the middle of a BLM protest.

The man later revealed to be Xavier Young got down on one knee to his now-fiancee Marjorie Alston for the touching moment.

Young later revealed to E! News that the engagement very nearly didn't happen in the way it did.

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Why? Because his fiancée is pregnant, and he had prior obligations and wasn't sure whether he could go to the protest with her. "I didn't want her out there alone," he explained.

But, luckily, Young canceled his plans.

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And packed a book bag with the essentials, along with the ring that he "snuck" in. And when the moment came, he pulled out the ring and proposed.

By coincidence, photographer Charles Crouch was in the right place at the right time.

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"I had my camera with me to document it for my company, 4C Visuals Group. I just happened to be standing right there when he went down on his knee. I began taking pictures," he said.

"Making history while witnessing history," Young captioned his video of the proposal.

Such a touching moment. We wish this happy couple the best of luck!