Thousands nationwide have mourned the deaths of unarmed black men — but few have grieved as much as the relatives of those who have passed.
On Saturday, the families of many black men who died too soon led marches across America to decry racial injustice.
The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice led a march in Washington of more than 50,000 protesters. Before doing so, each addressed the crowd to preach against police brutality and praise protesters for their support.
Meanwhile, in various cities across the country, families of other young men killed during racially-charged instances — including relatives of Emmett Till, who was murdered in Mississippi in 1955, and Jordan Davis, who was shot to death in Florida in 2012 for allegedly playing music too loudly — joined demonstrations to share their reflections and send a message of solidarity: Black Lives Matter.
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