Photos: Thursday’s protests and vigils in memory of George Floyd

The rallies continued across Massachusetts as demonstrators called for justice.

Isaac Onyango, 3 from Mattapan sits on the shoulder of his dad, Aaron, during a silent vigil Thursday evening in Roslindale Square. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

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Thursday night once again saw protesters come together in several Massachusetts cities and towns in the name of justice for George Floyd and other Black Americans killed by law enforcement.

Here are photos and social media posts from Thursday’s events:

Jamaica Plain:


A silent vigil in Roslindale Square Thursday.

Adults and children held signs at the silent vigil in Roslindale Square.


A large crowd of protesters came out on Washington Street, lining both sides of the road. At one point a few young protesters ran into the middle of the intersection and knelt down. They were soon joined by many others.


Protesters sat or knelt on the sidewalk on Washington Street.


Brooklyn Manna (center) leads a march during a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in Woburn to honor George Floyd.

Valentina Manna, 8, is comforted by her sisters, Ty, 16, (right) and Brooklyn after she took the microphone to speak to the crowd. She broke down in tears shortly after saying, “I don’t care what color my sisters’ skin is because I love them.”

Valentina Manna, 8, is comforted by her sister, Ty, 16.

Brooklyn Manna raises her fist during an 8 minute 46 second moment of silence to remember Black lives lost to police violence.


People attend a protest against police brutality in Taunton.

People raised their arms and held signs in Taunton.



Fall River:


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