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    Posted on Jul 9, 2016

    We Asked Black Lives Matter Protesters In The UK For One Thing They Want Americans To Know

    "We're with you basically and will be every step of the way."

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    A Black Lives Matter protest broke out in London Friday night. The march started in South Bank and stretched up through the city, going as far as Oxford Circus.

    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed

    Demonstrators gathered to show solidarity with American protests after the deaths this week of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed News asked protesters to share one thing that they think Americans need to know about what it's like to be in the UK and watch stories of American police brutality unfold.

    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed

    Many said it doesn't feel like just an American problem.

    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed

    But that it's one that hits close to home for any black person.

    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed
    Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed

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