Black Lives Matter: People take a knee in Vale Park to show solidarity after US police killing of George Floyd

People showed their solidarity today by 'taking a knee' in Vale Park, following the US police killing of George Floyd.

Thursday, 4th June 2020, 2:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th June 2020, 2:46 pm
A show of solidarity in Vale Park today

Around the world, and in states across America there have been large public gatherings, of people who are horrified by the act of police brutality.

Today in Vale Park supporters of the Black Lives Matter cause gathered at a safe social distance to add their voices to the millions saying 'enough is enough'.

Many people turned out for the event

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Placards carried slogans of solidarity as the world unites against racism and police brutality
A campaigner carrying a placard and wearing a face covering
This campaigner's placard carried a simple yet powerful message
The outrage following the killing of George Floyd has spread around the world
This banner featured a powerful artwork and slogan
We are in the midst of a global pandemic, so this really is a protest like no other
Campaigners followed thousands around the world in 'taking the knee' in solidarity
This attendee wore a t-shirt' bearing words uttered by George Floyd in the moments before his death