Stunning photos and videos show the protests against police brutality from the sky
- For two weeks, hundreds of thousands of Americans have gathered to protest police brutality and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd.
- Protesters have marched in the streets, taken over parks, congregated in cities, and gathered outside of police precincts and state buildings in order to demand change.
- This aerial footage shows the incredible size and scope of the demonstrations.
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In the broadest protest movement in American history, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd and put an end to police brutality.
For two weeks, protesters in all 50 states have gathered to march, chant, host vigils, and congregate in massive groups. The demonstrations have even gone global, as thousands have gathered throughout Europe, Australia, South America, Canada, and more.
This footage shows just how massive the scope of the demonstrations are, by taking a look at the gatherings from above.
Several thousand people have been protesting throughout Los Angeles for the past two weeks. On Sunday, an estimated 20,000 people marched through the streets and gathered throughout the Hollywood area.
In Philadelphia on Saturday, thousands of demonstrators were seen on nearly every corner of the city.
In the nation's capitol, 10 straight days of protests brought thousands of people to march together in Lafayette Park and throughout the streets of Washington, D.C.
Source: Washington Post
This video shows thousands of people gathering across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Aerial footage shows thousands of people marching Saturday across the Golden Gate Bridge in protest against the death of George Floyd and police brutality. At one point, the protesters spilled off of sidewalks, blocking traffic in both directions.https://t.co/nGiM6vGOag pic.twitter.com/d8prXSi3O0 — NBC Bay Area (@nbcbayarea) June 7, 2020
In Chicago's Union Park on Saturday, an estimated 20,000 people gathered to listen to activists, poets, and others demand justice for George Floyd and put an end to police brutality.
Source: Chicago Tribune
In this video taken on June 3, protesters in Denver are seen holding up lights together in solidarity.
In Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, thousands of protesters have been taking to the streets daily since May 26. A crowd gathers here on Saturday.
This aerial view of Minneapolis shows protesters gathered around a memorial to honour George Floyd.
In Atlanta, Georgia, thousands of protesters have also gathered throughout the city for 10 straight days.
Outside of the statehouse in Indianapolis, protesters were seen gathering for a sit-in demonstration on Saturday.
In Brooklyn, demonstrators gathered numerous times in McCarren Park to host vigils for Floyd, and to honour other victims of police brutality.
In Nearby Merrick on Long Island, thousands gathered to block off traffic and march in the streets. "There is time for a change, and it has to be now," one demonstrator told CBS New York.
And in Boston, a mass of people was seen marching though the streets on May 29.
The protests have been taking place internationally, too. This video shows thousands of people gathered in Parliament Square in London.
Protesters in European cities have been gathering outside of US embassies to demand justice for Floyd and an end to police brutality and racial injustice across the world.
In Frankfurt, Germany, thousands of demonstrators are seen paying tribute to Floyd over the weekend.
Thousands of protesters have been gathering throughout Berlin in the last week. Here, they're seen filling Alexanderplatz Plaza on Saturday.
In Paris, several thousand people defied a coronavirus ban on large gatherings to march and protest throughout the city.
Source: Time Magazine
And in Sydney, Australia, thousands gathered to support Black Lives Matter and to put an end to police brutality against Aboriginal Australians.
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