Despite frigid temperatures, thousands descended on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to protest police violence against black people and recent grand jury decisions about killings by police. The march and rally, organized by civil rights and labor groups, including National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League, had a turnout of about 25,000 people, according to organizers.
Also in attendance were the families of Black men and boys slain by police including Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Amadou Diallo, Tamir Rice, Akai Gurley, Ramarley Graham and others. The parents of Trayvon Martin, movie director Spike Lee and activist/comedian Dick Gregory also participated in the protest.
In the photo gallery above, see images of Rev. Al Sharpton, Esaw Garner, Gwen Carr, Lee and many others who spoke and marched.