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Protest in Boston calls for reopening cases of Black people killed by law enforcement

On Tuesday, protesters called on Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to reopen cases including that of Terrence Coleman, a Black man who was fatally shot by police in Boston's South End in 2016.

Hope Coleman holds up her fist as she marches with other demonstrators in Boston. Coleman's son, Terrence Coleman, was 31-years-old when he died on Oct. 30, 2016 after being shot twice in the abdomen by a Boston Police officer. Erin Clark/Globe Staff

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A Tuesday evening protest in Boston called for Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to reopen cases in which Black men in Boston were killed by law enforcement.

The rally, organized by Massachusetts Action Against Police Brutality, cited the case of Terrence Coleman, who was fatally shot by police in 2016 in the South End.

Here are photos and social media posts from the event.

Demonstrators marched through downtown Boston after gathering outside of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins’s office Tuesday evening. Organized by Massachusetts Action Against Police Brutality, the demonstrators demanded Rollins re-open cases where Black men in Boston were killed by law enforcement.

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Hope Coleman holds up her fist as she marches with other demonstrators in Boston. Coleman’s son, Terrence Coleman, was 31 years old when he died on Oct. 30, 2016, after being shot twice in the abdomen by a Boston Police officer.

Michelle Thomas held a sign calling for police defunding during the Boston protest.

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