UK news Black Lives Matter protest to be held in town last news
More than 200 people are due to take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.
More than 200 people are due to take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.The Bury St Edmunds for Black Lives event is taking place from 2pm on Sunday on Angel Hill, with some of those interested in attending also having been encouraged to take part from home.The protest, like many worldwide, has been organised in response to the death of a black man George Floyd in US city Minneapolis, who died after a police officer knelt on his neck.It will see a nine minute silence held to mark the length of time police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd's neck last Monday.Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds.
.Pic - Richard Marsham. (36061841)Organisers have urged all attendees to wear masks and adhere to social distancing.
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