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PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter protesters march through Athens

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Last Saturday, more than one hundred protesters lined the sidewalk outside of the Athens County courthouse in the afternoon; an even larger group filled up the courthouse grounds Tuesday afternoon. Protesters marched around the city in support of dozens of demonstrations across the country happening in memory of George Floyd, a black man who was by killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.

Protesters marching past Schoonover Communication Center. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
A Protester holding a sign on Court Street. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
A group of protesters kneeling and having a moment of silence for George Floyd. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
A group of demonstrators standing in front of the courthouse. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
Two protesters walking through the street carrying signs. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
Protesters spilling over from the sidewalk into adjacent empty parking spots along Court Street. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
A Protester on foot exchanges words with a protester in a car. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
Protesters in cars drive past the demonstration and display signs expressing solidarity. Photo by Bo Kuhn.
Protesters marching through Court Street. Photo by Nathan Richmond.
Protesters in cars drive past the demonstration and display signs expressing solidarity. Photo by Nathan Richmond.

 

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