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Massive demonstrations against racism and police brutality were mainstays during the weekend, and some say the protests were the largest as of yet.
The demonstrations are spurred by the police custody death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck.
Four police officers have been charged in connection with the incident.
Thousands gathered over the weekend, in cities big and small.
Locally, protests in Williamsburg have attracted hundreds of people the past few days.
Protests continued through the weekend and more are planned for the coming days. Most have been peaceful.
Here’s the scene Friday at the Williamsburg campus of Thomas Nelson Community College:
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