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Tens of thousands join Get Your Knee Off Our Necks march in Washington DC

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2020
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Tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington DC on Friday, demanding criminal justice reform following a summer of protests against systemic racism and against police treatment of Black people.

The Get Your Knee Off Our Necks march, announced in early June following the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, also marks the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr gave his “I have a dream” speech in 1963 urging racial equality.

Organized by the civil rights campaigner Al Sharpton’s National Action...

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