In pictures: 4,000 people protest in Birmingham for Black Lives Matter
Yesterday’s pictures from Birmingham’s Black Lives Matter protest
After the death of George Floyd in Minnesota last week, Black Lives Matter protests have erupted around America, and across the world.
Yesterday, demonstrations occurred in Birmingham, protesting the systematic discrimination and racism towards black communities globally.
Protests took place on Thursday from 4pm at Victoria Square, starting outside the library and moving through the city to the police’s headquarters.
“The protesters were loud and passionate, and made their voices clearly heard”
“Over 4,000 people participated peacefully”
“We stand with you”
“Justice for George Floyd”
“We stand united”
“Say their names”
All images via SWNS.