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‘Enough is enough’: Thousands descend on D.C. for largest George Floyd protest yet

‘Enough is enough’: Thousands descend on D.C. for largest George Floyd protest yet

Protests continue around the world

Tens of thousands of protesters  gathered in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for its largest demonstration  yet over George Floyd’s death in police custody, a capstone on a  defining week for a city — and nation — that has grappled with  widespread outrage over racial injustice, police brutality and the  politics accompanying them.

Demonstrators from about a dozen  separate protests marched along normally bustling thoroughfares toward  the White House through a large swath of downtown cordoned off by  police, in what was D.C.’s largest assembled crowd since the Women’s  March against President Donald Trump after his inauguration in 2017.

Officials expected the city to swell with some 100,000 to 200,000  protesters, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said at a news conference  Friday. Protests began early Saturday afternoon near the U.S. Capitol  and Lincoln Memorial before coming together near the White House.

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