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Hundreds turn out for Black Lives Matter rally in Sheffield

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From the Sheffield Star

Hundreds of people marched peacefully through Sheffield as part of the rapidly spreading Black Lives Matter movement.

The Sheffield Black Lives Matter march mirrored peaceful protest seen in other cities like Leeds and Manchester, Bristol and Cardiff, Birmingham and London over the past few weeks.

The movement organisers said to wanted to show solidarity with movements across the USA after two high profile killings of black citizens by police officers.

Campaigners also came out to remember those who lost their lives in police custody in the UK and denounced racism and xenophobia in all levels of society. more

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