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South Florida Continues Protests Against Racism, Police Brutality

Lynne Sladky
Nicole Fernandez, left, and her son Gabriel Molina, 12, were among protesters outside the Trump National Doral on Saturday.

For the eighth consecutive day, passionate protesters marched around South Florida in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd.

The movement against police brutality and in support of racial equality and social justice has drawn demonstrations across the country in reaction to the death of Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody on May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer drove a knee into his neck for nearly nine minutes while he was face down on the ground.

Protesters in downtown Miami on Saturday morning sang and held up signs as they marched together. Then they prayed.

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