A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP
A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP

Americans march for racial justice on Juneteenth anniversary, topple Confederate statue

  • The day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States comes amid widespread protests and anger over the death of George Floyd
  • In Washington, protesters toppled a controversial Confederate statue and set it on fire

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A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP
A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a Juneteenth rally on June 19, 2020 in front of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Photo: AFP
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