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Protesters in Dallas bring attention to verdict

Protesters in Dallas bring attention to verdict

Protesters in Dallas bring attention to verdict
December 01
23:39 2014

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Hannah Ridings – Staff Photographer

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A protester is seen with his hands raised in the air. A collective gesture for most protesters was to put their hands in the air as if they were signaling their surrender.

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Handmade signs express the feelings of the protesters. They read: “Who do you protect, who do you serve,” and “Stop killing our sons.” Chants of “Hands up, Dont’ Shoot, Police Brutality,” could also be heard from the crowd.

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A line of police officers and protesters face each other in downtown Dallas on Nov. 25, the day after a St. Louis County grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

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A map that shows the route that the protesters walked to get to I-35E. Once there, several people blocked traffic on the interstate for a couple of hours until police corralled them off the interstate. Two of the seven arrested were UNT students.

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Protesters march under the Commerce Street bridge on their way to I-35E. The march began at Dallas police headquarters located at 1400 S. Lamar St.

Featured Image: Protesters block traffic in downtown Dallas last Tuesday. Photos by Hannah Ridings – Staff Photographer

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