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USA: LGBT activists join BLM protesters for Los Angeles march against racism03:49

USA: LGBT activists join BLM protesters for Los Angeles march against racism

United States, Los Angeles
June 15, 2020 at 11:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of LGBTQ activists joined 'Black Lives Matter' protesters as they marched through Los Angeles on Sunday to show outrage over the police killing of George Floyd and denounce racial injustice.

The rally was organised on the day the city was set to host the LA Pride Parade but the event was cancelled due over coronavirus concerns.

"Systematic racism does exist and police brutality is a huge issue specifically aimed at black people," said Derod, a protester.

Another activist, Joey, continued: "aggressive behaviour with cops has gone the way too long. You can tell that there are racist cops who are targeting black people, who are targeting Hispanic people. It's not right and they know who they are."

Anti-racism demonstrations have been taking place across the world following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis on May 25.

USA: LGBT activists join BLM protesters for Los Angeles march against racism03:49
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Thousands of LGBTQ activists joined 'Black Lives Matter' protesters as they marched through Los Angeles on Sunday to show outrage over the police killing of George Floyd and denounce racial injustice.

The rally was organised on the day the city was set to host the LA Pride Parade but the event was cancelled due over coronavirus concerns.

"Systematic racism does exist and police brutality is a huge issue specifically aimed at black people," said Derod, a protester.

Another activist, Joey, continued: "aggressive behaviour with cops has gone the way too long. You can tell that there are racist cops who are targeting black people, who are targeting Hispanic people. It's not right and they know who they are."

Anti-racism demonstrations have been taking place across the world following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis on May 25.

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