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Protests spread to cities nationwide over this week’s police shootings

Demonstrators took to the streets in major cities around the United States on Thursday night to protest this week’s police shootings of two black men whose deaths were caught on video.

Thousands gathered in some of the nation’s largest cities to protest the shootings of Philando Castile in a Minneapolis suburb and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., which are under investigation.

In New York, demonstrators filled Times Square. In Los Angeles, they marched down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. In Chicago, they blocked traffic. In Washington, they gathered in front of the White House. Many held signs bearing Castile’s and Sterling’s names, or simply, “Black Lives Matter.”

Here are some photos and videos from around the country.

New York

Los Angeles

Washington, D.C.

The Twin Cities





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