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Thousands in Commitment March on Washington 2020 over Police Violence

Thousands gathered in Washington DC to commemorate the 1963 civil rights March on Washington and in protest of police violence. August 28th Friday going to witness the historic March after 57 years  on Washington for Jobs and Freedom during which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech.

The event followed by the disaster racism flood over the Blacks in this year. Wide protests have been came in place after the death of  George Floyd, a Black man, who died who died while in police custody in Minneapolis, a city in the Midwestern state of Minnesota.

The another big reason of the historical march comes in the wake of at times violent protests over Mr Blake's shooting that have left two dead in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Mr Blake was shot and injured by police last Sunday.

Friday's event is called the Commitment March: Get Your Knee off Our Necks, a reference to George Floyd's death.

The relatives of Mr Blake, Mr Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Eric Garner are expected to deliver speeches at the march.

They will be joined by civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III - the eldest son of Mr King Jr.

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris is also expected to address the rally virtually.

Rev Sharpton announced the march - which falls on the 57th anniversary of the 1963 event - at Mr Floyd's memorial service in June.

Planners said the event will bring together generations for a day of action to advocate for police reform as well as to urge Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential election.

 In Washington, there will be temperature checks and mandatory masks along with social distancing, as part of the Covid 19 precausions and safety concerns.

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