Protesters in New York City marched Saturday to demand justice for Akai Gurley, who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer on Nov. 20.
About 200 people marched in Brooklyn, The New York Times reported. The march happened shortly after the funeral for Officer Rafael Ramos, one of the two officers killed in Brooklyn on Dec. 20. Gurley's family members were among those leading the march.
In Los Angeles, thousands of protesters also marched Saturday in a demonstration against police violence.
Millions March L.A. swelled to as many as 5,000 people, CBS Los Angeles reported. The demonstration began at Pan Pacific Park and progressed along centrally-located Beverly Boulevard.
Participants chanted "hands up don't shoot" and "this is what democracy looks like." Shortly before dusk, the crowd began singing "we shall overcome."
In Chicago, Rev. Jesse Jackson led a rally calling for justice for Dontre Hamilton, who was killed by a police officer in April in Milwaukee.
About 200 people attended the rally, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.
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