Batiste said on Twitter the march was aimed at "the deep rooted systematic injustice we have to fix." Tens of thousands of demonstrators amassed in Washington, New York and other U.S. cities on Saturday demanding an end to racism and brutality by law enforcement, as protests sparked by George Floyd's fatal encounter with Minneapolis police stretched into a 12th day.
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Llama brings hugs to Portland protests
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London MP calls for a boycott of Unilever over treatment of Kenyan farmers
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British Vogue champions black activism with landmark cover
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Artists paint the picture of Portland's protests
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