Tens of thousands join Black Lives Matter protest in London
Sunday, 7 June 2020 Tens of thousands took to the streets of London on Sunday, rallying for a second day running to condemn police brutality after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, some wearing face masks to protect against COVID-19 bearing the slogan “racism is a virus”.
Thousands descended on New York's Washington Square Park to for a Black Lives Matter march on June 6.
Footage shows swathes of people in attendance as speeches were made.
The anti-racist sentiment has swept through the US and the rest of the world after in the wake of George Floyd's death in...
A bystander who identifies himself as a taxi driver but would not give hisname heckles London mayor Sadiq Khan, blaming him for stifling business in thecapital by "shutting it down" via his transport policies. The man is applaudedby other taxi drivers and passers-by in Oxford Circus, central London, whereMr Khan had been greeting staff at Selfridges department store. When askedabout the incident during an interview later that day, the London Mayorsympathises with black cab drivers but stands by his stance to keep manycentral London roads pedestrianised.
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