#BlackLivesMatter: 10 iconic photos from a week of protests throughout the U.S.


A man protesting the police shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, July 9. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Photographers covering the black human rights protests throughout the U.S. this weekend produced powerful and iconic images that are now spreading worldwide on social media, often without credit. Here are 10 photos from photograpers with the Reuters news agency over the past few days of demonstrations against the killing of people of color by police.

Ieshia Evans protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Ieshia Evans protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

People, including a man wearing a confederate flag, hug after taking part in a prayer circle after a Black Lives Matter protest following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People, including a man wearing a confederate flag, hug after taking part in a prayer circle after a Black Lives Matter protest following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 10, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A demonstrator is detained by police during protests in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S., July 10, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A demonstrator is detained by police during protests in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S., July 10, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A police officer gestures during a demonstration that denounced the fatal shooting by police of two black men this week in the country, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. July 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo

A police officer gestures during a demonstration that denounced the fatal shooting by police of two black men this week in the country, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo

A protestor is detained by NYPD officer as people take part in a protest for the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during a march along Manhattan's streets in New York July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Muñoz

A protestor is detained by NYPD officer as people take part in a protest for the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during a march along Manhattan's streets in New York July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Muñoz

A boy sits near messages written in chalk as demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Philando Castile gather in front of the police department in St Anthony, Minnesota, U.S., July 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Adam Bettcher

A boy sits near messages written in chalk as demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Philando Castile gather in front of the police department in St Anthony, Minnesota, U.S., July 10, 2016. REUTERS/Adam Bettcher

A softball team hugs after paying their respects at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A softball team hugs after paying their respects at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Dallas Police officer hugs a child who came to pay respects at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Dallas Police officer hugs a child who came to pay respects at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Demonstrators stand in front of the East Baton Rouge Parish City Hall doors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Demonstrators stand in front of the East Baton Rouge Parish City Hall doors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 11, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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