#BlackLivesMatter: The Most Powerful Images of Protests Against Police Brutality From Around the Country

The nation is uniting to take a stand against injustice and these pictures are living proof. See protestors in action from Baton Rouge, to Memphis, to New York City.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

3 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

4 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

5 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

6 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

7 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

8 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

9 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

11 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

12 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

16 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

17 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

18 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

19 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

21 of 42 Patrick Melon

Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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A protester takes a stand after the death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Protestors take a stand in Memphis.

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Protestors take a stand on the Hernando Desoto Bridge in Memphis, Tennesse.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

28 of 42 Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

35 of 42 Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

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Protestors take a stand for #blacklivesmatter in New York City.

37 of 42 Mariya Moseley

Protestors take a stand in Union Square, NYC.

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Protestors take a stand in Union Square, NYC.

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Free hugs are offered during a protest in Union Square, NYC.

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A protestor makes her way to Union Square, NYC.

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A little girl gives out free hugs during a protest in Union Square, NYC.

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Protestors take a stand in Union Square, NYC.