Photo Gallery: Black Lives Matter Protests in Texas

Photo Gallery: Black Lives Matter Protests in Texas

Supporters gather to hear speakers at Houston City Hall following a march to honor the memory of George Floyd in downtown Houston on June 2, 2020.After George Floyd died at the hands of police in Minneapolis on May 25, protests condemning police brutality and racial inequality have reverberated across the nation. “This George Floyd moment is different,” the San Antonio Express-News editorial board recently wrote. “Never has the death of one person stirred the conscience of this nation and mobilized so many into daily, nonviolent, multiracial and multigenerational protests.” In Texas, demonstrations and vigils took place all over the state—from major cities like Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio to smaller ones including Marfa, Lubbock, and Odessa. We’ve seen a historic civil rights rally in Vidor, which we once described as Texas’s “most hate-filled town”; protesters on horseback in Houston; and a big shift in how local demonstrations are being approached by police. Every…View Original Post

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