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Black Lives Matter: Thousands in US civil rights protests

Thousands of protesters have made their way through Washington today, against the death of unarmed black men at the hands of police officers.

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Crowds of protesters fill Washington streets

Crowds of protesters have filled the streets leading up to Washington's capitol hill as they march for 'justice for all' following the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers.

Demonstrators fill Pennsylvania Avenue as they march towards the U.S. Capitol building during the national Justice For All march Credit: REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Thousands of demonstrators gather in Washington for a march to protest the killings of unarmed black men by law enforcement officers Credit: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Carrying signs which read "Black Lives Matter" and "Who do you protect? Who do you serve?", the crowd gathered in Freedom Plaza today before marching up the capital's Pennsylvania Avenue.

Marchers hold hands during a prayer at the national Justice For All march against police violence Credit: REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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