Protesters shut down Atlanta streets after police shootings, hanging death

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Protesters marched from the Five Points MARTA station to Piedmont Park in Atlanta Thursday night to express concern and outrage over the police-involved shooting deaths of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota and the hanging death of a black man – ruled a suicide but referred to the FBI for further investigation – in Piedmont Park.

Photo: @fleisherphotography/Instagram

Photo: @fleisherphotography/Instagram

Later images and videos from the scene showed crowds temporarily shutting down streets in Atlanta and even a portion of the Connector. Here are some images and video clips from the scene:

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The revolution is happening in Atlanta. #blacklivesmatter #equality #georgia #atlanta #revolution #change

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From my perspective. 📷

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No justice, no peace

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#March for #nojusticenopeace #blacklivesmatter #altonsterling🙏🏾 #protest #street photography #news #atlanta #protest #stopkilling

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Protestors shut down 75/85 #nojusticenopeace #blacklivesmatter #altonsterling🙏🏾 #protest #street photography #news #atlanta

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#PiedmontParkProtest

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