Spotted: 'Black Lives Matter' March
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Spotted: ‘Black Lives Matter’ March

Hundreds of Torontonians took to the streets on Saturday to protest police brutality and racism.

SPOTTED BY: Michael Fillier

WHERE: Yonge Street at Queen Street

WHEN: Saturday, December 13

WHAT: A march in protest of police brutality and racism. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall on Saturday before marching along Queen Street West and up Yonge Street, chanting “Black lives matter” and “No justice, no peace, no racist police,” and holding up signs displaying similar messages. The march came to a halt at Dundas Street, where the protestors laid themselves down for 4.5 minutes—a gesture meant to symbolize the 4.5 hours Michael Brown’s body was left on a Ferguson, Missouri, road after he was shot and killed by police.

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