On Saturday, demonstrators gathered around Washington DC for the “Justice For All” march for black lives.
Speaking to a crowd of thousands Saturday, Al Sharpton addressed racial tensions growing in the United States as well as several federal and state initiatives he’d like to see come into effect in order to combat police violence.
Following thr introduction from Al Sharpton, the parents of Michael Brown thank the crowd of thousands in front of them for their support. A gesture that has come to represent the Brown case, Brown’s mother then put her hands up as protesters chanted, “Hands up, don’t shoot!”
Eric Garner’s mother, wife, and daughter speak out about their husband and challenge the image of Garner in the media.
Following the shooting death of his son John Crawford in a Walmart, John Crawford Jr. spoke out to encourage the crowd to remember his son and learn from the killing.
Attorney Benjamin Crump, best known for representing the parents of Trayvon Martin and more recently Michael Brown, speaks to supports in Washington DC about police profiling, violence, and accountability.
Members of Anonymous also participated in the “Justice for All” march, standing in solidarity with the protesters. One member, who has spoken to News2share in the past, discussed why Anonymous was present at the rally, and their vision for the future.
Filmed by Ford Fischer and Trey Yingst
With additional footage contributed by Arun Raman and Richard Kaufmann
Edited by Ford Fischer