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Photos: Tuesday’s protests honoring George Floyd

Calls for justice for George Floyd were heard in Boston, Revere, Watertown, and elsewhere in Massachusetts.

Ella McClurken, of Taunton, holds up her hands and shouts "hands up, don't shoot" while marching in Revere. Erin Clark/Globe Staff

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Massachusetts communities once again held protests Tuesday, calling for justice for George Floyd and other Black Americans who have been killed by law enforcement.

A speak-out against racism was held outside Boston City Hall, where speakers also called for the renaming of historic Faneuil Hall. Protesters also gathered in Revere, Watertown, and elsewhere in Massachusetts.

Here are photos and social media posts from Tuesday’s protests.

Boston:

Outside Boston City Hall, a speak-out against racism was held by the New Democracy Coalition. Speakers also called for a name change for Faneuil Hall.

Sitting atop the shoulders of Schuyler Redd, a family friend, 5-year-old August Robinson-Goodnight listens to her mom, artist/activist Aziza Robinson-Goodnight, speak.

Taking part in the speaking program were, from left, Jean-Luc Pierite from the North American Indian Center of Boston, poet Crystal “Black Like Crystal” Dodson, artist and activist Aziza Robinson-Goodnight, and the Rev. Rodney Petersen, executive director of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries.

Revere:

Hundreds marched along Revere Beach on the way to Revere City Hall in a demonstration for George Floyd and others killed at the hands of law enforcement.

Ella McClurken, of Taunton, holds up her hands and shouts “hands up, don’t shoot” while marching in Revere.

A demonstrator held a sign for Botham Jean, who was killed by a white Dallas police officer in 2018.

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Hundreds took a knee in front of Revere City Hall for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, the amount of time a Minneapolis police officer knelt on George Floyd’s neck.

Revere’s police chief joined others in taking a knee in front of Revere City Hall.

Watertown:

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