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Demonstrators gather in Richmond to honor George Floyd

Posted at 2:36 PM, Jun 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-06 19:45:33-04

RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to support the Black Lives Matter movement in Richmond on Saturday.

Many speakers shared stories, read poems and even sang songs.

There was also a location to register to vote.

One local man told LEX 18 that he was proud of how the city of Richmond has handled the protest.

Demonstrators also shared a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds to honor the late George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer on Memorial Day.