#BlackLivesMatter Peaceful Protest – Manhattan Beach

Hundreds gathered at the Manhattan Beach Pier to participate in a peaceful protest against systematic racism on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. A small group of local high school students organized the midday rally, drawing dozens of families. Attendees listened as speakers shared their pain, cries for change, prayers and messages of hope, then marched down The Strand to the Hermosa Beach Pier.

Photos were taken to document this historic time and help spread the #BLM message.

Canon EOS R, RF 24-105mm f/4 L

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Hundreds gathered at the Manhattan Beach Pier to participate in a peaceful protest to stand up against systematic racism on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
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A small group of local high school students organized a peaceful protest in South Bay, starting at the Manhattan Beach Pier and marching to the Hermosa Beach Pier, June 2, 2020.
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A father donning a sign, “Silence is Violence,” props his daughter on his shoulders above the crowd at a peaceful protest, June 2, 2020.The midday peaceful protest drew hundreds of locals including dozens of families standing in solidarity.

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Hundreds of children accompanied their parents at a peaceful protest and march in the South Bay, June 2, 2020.
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Hundreds of peaceful protesters marched south on the strand from Manhattan Beach to Hermosa Beach Piers on June 2, 2020.

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Hundreds knelt with fists raised in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement on the Hermosa Beach Pier plaza, June 2, 2020.

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Kneeling with fists raised and eyes closed, hundreds of peaceful protesters paused for a moment of silence for the countless black lives lost in recent events, sparking the overwhelming public urge for the end of systematic racism, June 2, 2020.

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