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    Justice for All: Thousands march on Washington to protest killings by police, racial profiling

    Led by the families of black men and children killed by police in recent high-profile cases, thousands are marching in the nation's capital today to demand “Justice For All.”

    Demonstrators rally on Pennsylvania Avenue.  REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


    Demonstrators rally on Pennsylvania Avenue. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


    Thousands of people are marching in the nation's capital today, including the families of black men and children killed by police in recent high-profile cases.

    The Rev. Al Sharpton, film director Spike Lee, and the families of Eric Garner, MikeBrown, Tamir Rice, Amadou Dialo, and others led a traditional civil rights march from downtown D.C. to the U.S. Capitol.

    Film director Spike Lee (R) holds a flag during a rally before the national Justice For All march against police violence, in Washington December 13, 2014.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


    Film director Spike Lee (R) holds a flag during a rally before the national Justice For All march against police violence, in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

    People gather for the start of the national Justice For All march. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


    People gather for the start of the national Justice For All march. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


    Demonstrators march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the National Action Network National March Against Police Violence in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


    Demonstrators march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the National Action Network National March Against Police Violence in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

    From the Washington Post:

    In other parts of the nation, a number of younger activists gathered as part of a broad National Day of Resistance to protest recent grand jury decisions against indicting officers in the deaths of Eric Garner of Staten Island and Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. Protests were set from San Francisco to New York, where a Millions March is slated for the afternoon; in Lexington, Ky., before a basketball game between the universities of Kentucky and North Carolina; in Austin at the Texas capitol; and in Kansas City, Mo., at a federal courthouse.

    Demonstrators march towards the U.S. Capitol building during the national Justice For All march against police violence in Washington December 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg


    Demonstrators march towards the U.S. Capitol building during the national Justice For All march against police violence in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

    Sybrina Fulton (2nd L), the mother of shooting victim Trayvon Martin, arrives to participate in the national Justice For All march against police violence, in Washington December 13, 2014. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton is leading the march following a New York grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


    Sybrina Fulton (2nd L), the mother of shooting victim Trayvon Martin, arrives to participate in the national Justice For All march against police violence, in Washington December 13, 2014. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton is leading the march following a New York grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

    Here's a collection of tweets and videos from the march in Washington, D.C.. Images from Reuters photographers follow.

    People gather for the start of the national Justice For All march in Washington December 13, 2014. Thousands of demonstrators were expected in Washington and New York on Saturday to protest the killings of unarmed black men by U.S. police and to urge Congress to protect citizens. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


    People gather for the start of the national Justice For All march in Washington December 13, 2014. Thousands of demonstrators were expected in Washington and New York on Saturday to protest the killings of unarmed black men by U.S. police and to urge Congress to protect citizens. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

    Demonstrators argue with US Capitol police as they march to join a protest against police violence organized by the National Action Network in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan


    Demonstrators argue with US Capitol police as they march to join a protest against police violence organized by the National Action Network in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

    Demonstrators march along East Capitol Street to join a protest against police violence organized by the National Action Network in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan


    Demonstrators march along East Capitol Street to join a protest against police violence organized by the National Action Network in Washington December 13, 2014. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

    To follow the march as it unfolds, follow the hashtags #BlackLivesMatter #justice4all.

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