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People Around The Nation Protest The Deaths Of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile

People gathered from New York to L.A.
Demonstrators hold hands as they march from The White House to Capitol Hill on July 7, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Demonstrators hold hands as they march from The White House to Capitol Hill on July 7, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

A Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas made headlines after five police officers were killed and others were injured in an “ambush-style” attack.

But most protests that took place Thursday night to remember Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men who were killed by police officers this week, remained peaceful.

Scroll down to see photos and video of protests around the U.S.:

  • Activists gather in front of The Metropolitan Museum of Art as they march up 5th avenue in New York City. 
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    Activists gather in front of The Metropolitan Museum of Art as they march up 5th avenue in New York City. 
  • Activists protest in Times Square.
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    Activists protest in Times Square.
  • About two thousand New Yorkers marched in Manhattan bringing traffic to a halt for many hours to remember Delrawn Small, Alto
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    About two thousand New Yorkers marched in Manhattan bringing traffic to a halt for many hours to remember Delrawn Small, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the three men shot dead by police in the last three days.
  • Activists protest in Times Square in response to the recent fatal shootings of black men by police.
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    Activists protest in Times Square in response to the recent fatal shootings of black men by police.
  • Protester Kane Hines, 15, marches toward the White House in Washington D.C.
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    Protester Kane Hines, 15, marches toward the White House in Washington D.C.
  • On the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Black Lives Matter protesters make their concerns known during a nighttime protest in Washi
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    On the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Black Lives Matter protesters make their concerns known during a nighttime protest in Washington, D.C.
  • People hold banners and chant slogans as they march from Union Square Park to Grand Central in New York City. 
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    People hold banners and chant slogans as they march from Union Square Park to Grand Central in New York City. 
  • Colorado High School Democrats of America State Chairman Tay Anderson raises his fist with a crowd of protesters as they stan
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    Colorado High School Democrats of America State Chairman Tay Anderson raises his fist with a crowd of protesters as they stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in Denver, Colorado.
  • Protesters chant during a sit-in on Lincoln Avenue in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in New York City.
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    Protesters chant during a sit-in on Lincoln Avenue in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in New York City.
  • Black Lives Matter activists stand together after a protest outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters.
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    Black Lives Matter activists stand together after a protest outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters.
  • Protesters stand in solidarity in Denver, Colorado.
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    Protesters stand in solidarity in Denver, Colorado.
  • A protester holds a sign in Denver, Colorado.
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    A protester holds a sign in Denver, Colorado.
  • Marques Armstrong chants in support of Philando Castile in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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    Marques Armstrong chants in support of Philando Castile in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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