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Thousands of protesters took to Washington, DC, for the city's largest demonstration yet over George Floyd's death

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Thousands of protesters marched through Washington, DC, on Saturday, demanding justice in the wake of George Floyd's killing in police custody on March 25.
Similar demonstrations have broken out in dozens of cities across the country amid nearly two weeks of nationwide civil unrest.
Protesters told Insider they were there to show support for the black community and denounce police brutality.
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Washingtonians fanned our across the nation's capital to protest on Saturday, taking over landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial and surrounding the...
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Thousands descend on Washington for largest George Floyd protest yet

Thousands descend on Washington for largest George Floyd protest yet

27 days ago   |   By Politico

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for its largest demonstration yet over George Floyd's death in police custody, a capstone on a defining week for a city - and nation - that has grappled with widespread outrage over racial injustice, police brutality and the politics accompanying them.
Demonstrators from about a dozen separate protests marched along normally bustling thoroughfares toward the White House through a large swath of downtown cordoned off by police, in what was expected to be D.C.'s largest assembled crowd since the Women's March against...
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Thousands of Protesters Rally in Washington D.C. for the City's Largest Demonstration Yet

Thousands of Protesters Rally in Washington D.C. for the City's Largest Demonstration Yet

27 days ago   |   By Time

Thousands of protesters streamed into the nation's capital Saturday for what was expected to be the city's largest demonstration yet against police brutality while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown, where hundreds of mourners lined up to pay their respects.
Military vehicles and officers in fatigues closed off much of downtown Washington to traffic ahead of the planned march, which authorities estimated would attract up to 200,000 people outraged by Floyd's death 12 days ago at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
Large protests also took place across the U.S. and...
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