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PHOTOS: Tuesday Vigil And Protests In Boston Decry Police Violence Against Black People

Thousands of protesters gathered in the Shattuck Picnic Grove in Franklin Park during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Thousands of protesters gathered in the Shattuck Picnic Grove in Franklin Park during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Thousands of people gathered at Franklin Park in Boston Tuesday to protest police brutality and racism in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Monica Cannon-Grant, center, leads the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Monica Cannon-Grant, center, leads the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Some protesters participated in the "die-in" at the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Some protesters participated in the "die-in" at the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Monica Cannon-Grant (center) leads the march down Franklin Park Road in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Monica Cannon-Grant (center) leads the march down Franklin Park Road in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Charlie St. Pierre embraces his friend Jacque Jackson during a moving speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Charlie St. Pierre embraces his friend Jacque Jackson during a moving speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Former City Councillor Tito Jackson walks in to seek resolution between police and protesters. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Former City Councillor Tito Jackson walks in to seek resolution between police and protesters. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Protesters stood for a moment of silence during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Protesters stood for a moment of silence during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Thousands of protesters marched to Shattuck Picnic Grove in Franklin Park during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Thousands of protesters marched to Shattuck Picnic Grove in Franklin Park during the vigil. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man screams at police officers surrounded by protesters on Circuit Road. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man screams at police officers surrounded by protesters on Circuit Road. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester reacts during a speech by Monica Cannon-Grant. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester reacts during a speech by Monica Cannon-Grant. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Protesters follow police down Circuit Road toward Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Protesters follow police down Circuit Road toward Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester is in tears listening to a speech made during the Black Lives Matter vigil in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester is in tears listening to a speech made during the Black Lives Matter vigil in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walking toward Forest Hills Station, protesters wearing vests form a chain around police to keep other protesters from getting near them. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walking toward Forest Hills Station, protesters wearing vests form a chain around police to keep other protesters from getting near them. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester holds up caution tape that reads “don’t shoot” as police and protesters stand off in front of Forest Hills Station in Jamaica Plain. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester holds up caution tape that reads “don’t shoot” as police and protesters stand off in front of Forest Hills Station in Jamaica Plain. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Boston Police officer looks down as protesters surround them in front on Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Boston Police officer looks down as protesters surround them in front on Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester speaks with a Boston Police officer in front of Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A protester speaks with a Boston Police officer in front of Forest Hills Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Police walk past protesters waiting in a bus stop on Washington Street as they walk to the District E-13 station in Jamaica Plain. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Police walk past protesters waiting in a bus stop on Washington Street as they walk to the District E-13 station in Jamaica Plain. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The protest continued late into the night at the gates of the Massachusetts State House. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The protest continued late into the night at the gates of the Massachusetts State House. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
An armored police vehicle reverses down Beacon Street followed by a group of protesters. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
An armored police vehicle reverses down Beacon Street followed by a group of protesters. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Protesters coming down Beacon Street find the road blocked by bicycle police. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Protesters coming down Beacon Street find the road blocked by bicycle police. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

This article was originally published on June 02, 2020.

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