Thousands of protesters at anti-racism protest in Washington, D.C.

In Washington D.C., thousands of people have commemorated the March on Washington. At that historic demonstration, Reverend Martin Luther King gave his speech 57 years ago with the famous words “I have a dream”

Also Floyd’s brother was one of the speakers:

Speakers call on politicians to reform police forces after a summer in which more people of colour were killed or seriously injured at the hands of cops. They also demand protection of the right to vote in the November elections.

“We’re not here for the show,” Sharpton said. “A demonstration that doesn’t lead to legislation won’t change anything.”

It seems to be the largest political gathering in the American capital since the coronavirus outbreak. The organizers have taken various precautions. For example, the temperature of the participants was recorded and they were instructed to keep a sufficient distance.