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Thousands March Around the Country Protesting Against Police Violence
Marchers by the thousands hit the streets chanting "I can't breathe!" and "Hands up, don't shoot!" to protest police violence against black men.
Thousands of Americans rally during a national march against police violence on Dec. 13, 2014 in Washington D.C. The families of more than a half-dozen black men and boys who have been killed by police addressed the protesters demanding Congress adequately tackle police brutality.
Kadiatou Diallo, mother of Amadou Diallo; Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin; Samaira Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice; and Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown Jr. raise their hands in the air during the "Justice For All" march and rally through the nation's capital.
People shout slogans against police as they take part in a march against police violence, in New York. Organizers said the event and the parallel march in Washington D.C. would rank among the largest in the recent wave of protests against the killings of black males by officers in Ferguson, Missouri, New York, Cleveland and elsewhere.
Demonstrators stage a die-in along the Magnificent Mile shopping district on Michigan Avenue to protest police abuse in Chicago. About 25 of the approximately 200 demonstrators were arrested during the protest which weaved its way through sidewalks packed with Christmas shoppers.
Demonstrators stage a die-in on Michigan Avenue to protest police abuse in Chicago. The protests were one of many staged nationwide in response to grand juries' failure to indict police officers involved in the the deaths of Michal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York.
People march in the National March Against Police Violence, which was organized by National Action Network, through the streets of Manhattan. The march coincided with a march in Washington D.C. and comes on the heels of two grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men.