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Thousands March for Black life in Washington D.C.

Demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 13, during the Justice for All rally. Civil rights organizations held a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed Black men who died in incidents with White police officers.

WASHINGTON (FinalCall.com) – Calling for nationwide legal accountability, thousands of Blacks, Whites, Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans marched together in the Nation’s Capital for a common cause, to let the world know “Black Lives Matter!”

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Organized by the National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the National Urban League, thousands marched from Freedom Plaza to the United States Capitol where they chanted, “I Can’t Breathe”, “Black Lives Matter!” and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot.”

Protestors of all ages and nationalities carried signs, banners and wore t-shirts with the images of unarmed Blacks who have lost their lives at the hands of vigilantes and overzealous law enforcement officials. . . .

The march in Washington D.C., coincided with nationwide demonstrations generating spectacular images as a huge throng of marchers crossed the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Other marches were held in the streets of major cities such as Chicago, San Francisco, and Boston.

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