VIDEO: Protesters March on Streets of Atlanta after Police Killing of Black Man in North Carolina

Sat Sep 24, 2016 17:50:29

250 protesters have taken to the streets of down town Atlanta to demonstrate their anger for the killing of a Black man in North Carolina.

The demonstrations in Charlotte spread to Atlanta on Friday night (September 23), with about 250 protesters taking to the streets of downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Protesters walked throughout the streets in solidarity with police shooting victim Keith Scott, a 43-year-old father of seven, a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Scott's death was the latest in a string of police killings of black men in America, which have unleashed protests and riots across the country and led to international criticism of the United States' treatment of minorities. Over the last two years, protesters have filled streets from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore.

Protesters have also taken to the streets in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where police officers were shot and killed by gunmen who claimed to be avenging the deaths of black men unjustly slain by law enforcement; Reuters reported.


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