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Protest in Houston denounces recent police killings

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HPD Capt. Larry Satterwhite talks with protesters at a gas station at the intersection of Southmore and Dowling on Thursday. About 50 protesters marched near Texas 288 to protest police tactics.

HPD Capt. Larry Satterwhite talks with protesters at a gas station at the intersection of Southmore and Dowling on Thursday. About 50 protesters marched near Texas 288 to protest police tactics.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Chronicle

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Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Photo: Will Axford, Chronicle

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Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Photo: Will Axford, Chronicle

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Assistant Police Chief Troy Finner, with the South Patrol Command, stands along Dowling after the protest on Thursday.

Assistant Police Chief Troy Finner, with the South Patrol Command, stands along Dowling after the protest on Thursday.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Chronicle

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Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Protesters gather in the 2300 block of Southmore on Thursday.

Photo: Will Axford, Chronicle

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Secunda Joseph addresses a TV camera during a rally on Thursday in response to HPD’s shooting of Alva Braziel, an armed black man.

Secunda Joseph addresses a TV camera during a rally on Thursday in response to HPD’s shooting of Alva Braziel, an armed black man.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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Rodney Kibble, aka “Roc Star,” talks to the crowd at the rally at Houston Police Department headquarters.

Rodney Kibble, aka “Roc Star,” talks to the crowd at the rally at Houston Police Department headquarters.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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A small group rallies in front of the Houston Police Department downtown.

A small group rallies in front of the Houston Police Department downtown.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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A passenger on Travis takes a look at the rally in front of HPD. Houston protests have been mostly free of chaos, but some rallies elsewhere haven’t. Keep clicking to see photos.

A passenger on Travis takes a look at the rally in front of HPD. Houston protests have been mostly free of chaos, but some rallies elsewhere haven’t. Keep clicking to see photos.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson talks to the media after his release from the Baton Rouge jail in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. McKesson, three journalists and more than 120 other people have been taken into custody in Louisiana over the past two days, authorities said Sunday, after protests over the fatal shooting of an African-American man by two white police officers in Baton Rouge. (AP Photo/Max Becherer) less
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson talks to the media after his release from the Baton Rouge jail in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. McKesson, three journalists and more than 120 other people … more

Photo: Max Becherer, Associated Press

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Activist Kevin Muhammad, of Bridgeport, speaks to a large Black Lives Matter protest in front of Police Headquarters on Congress Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. Several hundred protesters marched from Mount Aery Baptist Church on Frank Street to protest last week’s killing of black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota. less
Activist Kevin Muhammad, of Bridgeport, speaks to a large Black Lives Matter protest in front of Police Headquarters on Congress Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. Several hundred protesters … more

Photo: Brian A. Pounds, Hearst Connecticut Media

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People participate in a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
People participate in a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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Police officers monitor a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Police officers monitor a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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Protesters hold their fists in the air during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Protesters hold their fists in the air during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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Police officers monitor a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Police officers monitor a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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Protesters hold their fists in the air during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Protesters hold their fists in the air during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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Protesters hold signs during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in Times Square and between short speeches they stood silently with their fists in the air. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Protesters hold signs during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016. A crowd of about 300 people, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers, started in … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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A masked demonstrator stands along Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
A masked demonstrator stands along Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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A demonstrator confronts police officers on Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
A demonstrator confronts police officers on Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Demonstrators confront police officers and block Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
Demonstrators confront police officers and block Interstate 94 during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Carrie Madson holds up a sign that reads �Justice 4 Philando� as Ayo Mack raises her fist at a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philandro Castile at Loring Park in Minneapolis, July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
Carrie Madson holds up a sign that reads �Justice 4 Philando� as Ayo Mack raises her fist at a protest of the fatal police shooting of Philandro Castile at Loring Park in Minneapolis, July 9, 2016. Saturday … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Police officers watch as demonstrators block Interstate-94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
Police officers watch as demonstrators block Interstate-94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Police officers watch as demonstrators block Interstate-94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
Police officers watch as demonstrators block Interstate-94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Demonstrators confront police officers and block Interstate 94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued almost nonstop since a black man was fatally shot by a police officer. (Joshua Lott/The New York Times) less
Demonstrators confront police officers and block Interstate 94 as they protest the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minn., July 9, 2016. Saturday night in St. Paul marked a tense turn for … more

Photo: JOSHUA LOTT, NYT

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Protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement march from Union Square to Times Square in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and other cities, expressing anger over the shootings of two black men by police officers last week. (Benjamin Norman/The New York Times) less
Protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement march from Union Square to Times Square in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia … more

Photo: BENJAMIN NORMAN, NYT

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Protestors with the Black Lives Matter movement hold signs near City Hall in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and other cities, expressing anger over the shootings of two black men by police officers last week. (Benjamin Norman/The New York Times) less
Protestors with the Black Lives Matter movement hold signs near City Hall in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and other … more

Photo: BENJAMIN NORMAN, NYT

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Zayanahla Vines, the nephew of Delrawn Small, who was killed by New York Police, marches with protestors with the Black Lives Matter movement in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and other cities, expressing anger over the shootings of two black men by police officers last week. (Benjamin Norman/The New York Times) less
Zayanahla Vines, the nephew of Delrawn Small, who was killed by New York Police, marches with protestors with the Black Lives Matter movement in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets … more

Photo: BENJAMIN NORMAN, NYT

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Protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement march from City Hall to Union Square, up Broadway in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and other cities, expressing anger over the shootings of two black men by police officers last week. (Benjamin Norman/The New York Times) less
Protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement march from City Hall to Union Square, up Broadway in New York, July 9, 2016. Thousands of people took to the streets in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, … more

Photo: BENJAMIN NORMAN, NYT

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Lee Barnes, right, comforts Taylor Thompson as she cries during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less
Lee Barnes, right, comforts Taylor Thompson as she cries during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York, Sunday, July 10, 2016, protesting against the shootings of black men by police officers. (AP … more

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

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ST. PAUL, MN – JULY 09: Two protestors remained on an embankment as police launched tear gas and smoke bomb canisters at them on July 9, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. A protest shut down highway I-94 during a march to commemorate Philando Castile who was killed by police on June 6, 2016 in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) less
ST. PAUL, MN – JULY 09: Two protestors remained on an embankment as police launched tear gas and smoke bomb canisters at them on July 9, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. A protest shut down highway I-94 during a … more

Photo: Stephen Maturen, Getty Images

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BATON ROUGE, LA -JULY 09: Protesters lock arms and shout at law enforcement in riot gear on July 9, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge on July 5th, leading the Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) less
BATON ROUGE, LA -JULY 09: Protesters lock arms and shout at law enforcement in riot gear on July 9, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart … more

Photo: Mark Wallheiser, Getty Images

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BATON ROUGE, LA -JULY 09: Baton Rouge police removed protesters that were arrested on July 9, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge on July 5th, leading the Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) less
BATON ROUGE, LA -JULY 09: Baton Rouge police removed protesters that were arrested on July 9, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in … more

Photo: Mark Wallheiser, Getty Images

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Police officer arrest a man for block Airline Highway, a major road that passes in front of the Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters, Saturday, July 9, 2016, as people protest the shooting death of a black man, Alton Sterling, by two white police officers at a convenience store parking lot last week in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Max Becherer) less
Police officer arrest a man for block Airline Highway, a major road that passes in front of the Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters, Saturday, July 9, 2016, as people protest the shooting death of a … more

Photo: Max Becherer, Associated Press

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Protesters make their way to City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016. People gathered to protest two recent deaths by the hands of police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Protesters make their way to City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016. People gathered to protest two recent deaths by the hands of police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Photo: James Tensuan, Special To The Chronicle

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Protestors march down Market St. in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016, to protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Protestors march down Market St. in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016, to protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle

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People hold up their fists while listening to speakers at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, July 8, 2016, during a protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

People hold up their fists while listening to speakers at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, July 8, 2016, during a protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle

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Protestors march down Market St. in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016, to protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Protestors march down Market St. in San Francisco on Friday, July 8, 2016, to protest against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle

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Protesters against recent police shootings shut down I-880 in Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Protesters against recent police shootings shut down I-880 in Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

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Truck driver Eddie Saenz of San Antonio calls his trucking company as protesters stand on his trailer after marchers shut down I-880 during Oakland protest against recent police shootings on Thursday, July 7, 2016. less
Truck driver Eddie Saenz of San Antonio calls his trucking company as protesters stand on his trailer after marchers shut down I-880 during Oakland protest against recent police shootings on Thursday, July 7, … more

Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

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Protesters against recent police shootings shut down I-880 in Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Protesters against recent police shootings shut down I-880 in Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

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Protesters throw red paint on the Oakland police department headquarters as several hundred protesters gathered in downtown Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016, to protest the recent killings of two black men in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis. less
Protesters throw red paint on the Oakland police department headquarters as several hundred protesters gathered in downtown Oakland on Thursday, July 7, 2016, to protest the recent killings of two black men in … more

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez – San Francisco Chronicle Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle

Image 42 of 68 | Phoenix

Marchers numbering nearly 1,000 take to the streets to protest against the recent fatal shootings of black men by police Friday, July 8, 2016, in Phoenix. Freeway ramps were closed and pepper spray and tear gas were used Friday night during a protest in downtown Phoenix following the killings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, at the hands of police and the deadly sniper attack on police officers in Dallas. less
Marchers numbering nearly 1,000 take to the streets to protest against the recent fatal shootings of black men by police Friday, July 8, 2016, in Phoenix. Freeway ramps were closed and pepper spray and tear gas … more

Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP

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FILE – In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, Glory Yount, 17, left, marches with others along Minnesota Avenue after a gathering in response to recent shootings across the county in Sioux Falls, S.D. Earlier in the week, videos showed two black men killed by police, and five police officers were slain at a march in Dallas protesting the killings.  less
FILE – In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, Glory Yount, 17, left, marches with others along Minnesota Avenue after a gathering in response to recent shootings across the county in Sioux Falls, S.D. Earlier … more

Photo: Joe Ahlquist, AP

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Protesters march during a Black Live Matter rally in downtown Dallas on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Multiple media outlets report that shots were fired later Thursday during the protest over two recent fatal police shootings of black men. less
Protesters march during a Black Live Matter rally in downtown Dallas on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Multiple media outlets report that shots were fired later Thursday during the protest over two recent fatal police … more

Photo: Smiley N. Pool, AP

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A Dallas police officer covers his face as he stands with others outside the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas on Thursday night, killing some of the officers. 

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A Dallas police officer covers his face as he stands with others outside the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the

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Photo: Tony Gutierrez/AP

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A woman makes a phone call holding a protest sign on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas during protests over two recent fatal police shootings of black men.  less
A woman makes a phone call holding a protest sign on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas during protests over two recent fatal police shootings of … more

Photo: Ashley Landis, Associated Press

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Protesters yell after police officers arrest a bystander following the shooting at a protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016. A fourth police officer was killed and two suspected snipers were in custody after a protest late Thursday against police brutality in Dallas, authorities said. One suspect had turned himself in and another who was in a shootout with SWAT officers was also in custody, the Dallas Police Department tweeted.  

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Protesters yell after police officers arrest a bystander following the shooting at a protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016. A fourth police officer was killed and two suspected snipers were in custody after a

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Photo: LAURA BUCKMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Beatrice Girmala, Los Angeles Police Dept. Deputy Chief Operations West Bureau, right, greets marchers in support of unification outside of the Los Angeles police headquarters in Los Angeles, Friday, July 8, 2016. A peaceful march led by rappers Snoop Dogg and The Game urged improved relations between police and minority communities. less
Beatrice Girmala, Los Angeles Police Dept. Deputy Chief Operations West Bureau, right, greets marchers in support of unification outside of the Los Angeles police headquarters in Los Angeles, Friday, July 8, … more

Photo: RIchard Vogel, AP

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Rapper Snoop Dogg, center, leads a march in support of unification outside of the graduation ceremony for the latest class of Los Angeles Police recruits in Los Angeles, Friday, July 8, 2016. The group were looking to bring a peaceful gathering of support after the killings of multiple police officers in Dallas on Thursday night. less
Rapper Snoop Dogg, center, leads a march in support of unification outside of the graduation ceremony for the latest class of Los Angeles Police recruits in Los Angeles, Friday, July 8, 2016. The group were … more

Photo: RIchard Vogel, AP

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Rapper Snoop Dogg speaks at a news conference in Los Angeles as Police Chief Charlie Beck, left, and Mayor Eric Garcetti, partially obscured, listen at police headquarters, Friday, July 8, 2016. Dogg and fellow rapper The Game led a peaceful march where they urged improved relations between police and minority communities in the wake of Thursday’s shootings in Dallas that left five police officers dead. less
Rapper Snoop Dogg speaks at a news conference in Los Angeles as Police Chief Charlie Beck, left, and Mayor Eric Garcetti, partially obscured, listen at police headquarters, Friday, July 8, 2016. Dogg and fellow … more

Photo: Nick Ut, AP

Image 51 of 68 | Atlanta

Francys Johnson state president of the Georgia NAACP chants in Centennial Olympic Park during a march through downtown Atlanta to protest the shootings of two black men by police officers, Friday, July 8, 2016. Thousands of people marched along the streets of downtown Atlanta to protest the recent police shootings of African-Americans. Atlanta Police Chief George Turner and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said earlier in the day that people have the right to protest this weekend but urged them to cooperate with law enforcement. less
Francys Johnson state president of the Georgia NAACP chants in Centennial Olympic Park during a march through downtown Atlanta to protest the shootings of two black men by police officers, Friday, July 8, 2016. … more

Photo: Mike Stewart, AP

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John Marshall, who was stuck in traffic heading home from work, gives a protester a fist bump on Marietta Street on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Atlanta. Thousands gathered in city streets to protest the recent shootings by police of black men. The group gathered outside the National Center for Civil and Human Rights before marching to Centennial Olympic Park and surrounding streets. less
John Marshall, who was stuck in traffic heading home from work, gives a protester a fist bump on Marietta Street on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Atlanta. Thousands gathered in city streets to protest the recent … more

Photo: Brant Sanderlin, AP

Image 53 of 68 | New York City

Protesters march along 5th Ave. in the Manhattan borough of New York Thursday, July 7, 2016, in the wake of the shooting deaths of Philando Castile Wednesday night in Falcon Heights, Minn. after a traffic stop by St. Anthony police, and the death of Alton Sterling, who was shot by Baton Rouge police in Baton Rouge, La., while being detained earlier this week. less
Protesters march along 5th Ave. in the Manhattan borough of New York Thursday, July 7, 2016, in the wake of the shooting deaths of Philando Castile Wednesday night in Falcon Heights, Minn. after a traffic stop … more

Photo: Craig Ruttle, AP

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People take part in a protest on July 8, 2016 in New York City. Police presence was increased around New York City after five police officers were killed in a shooting in Dallas.

People take part in a protest on July 8, 2016 in New York City. Police presence was increased around New York City after five police officers were killed in a shooting in Dallas.

Photo: Kena Betancur

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Protesters shouts slogans and carry placards as they march from Manhattan to Brooklyn in New York, Friday, July 8, 2016. Demonstrators took to the New York City streets chanting “hands up, don’t shoot” and “no justice, no peace” to protest the recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, just one day after five police officers were killed and seven others wounded during a protest in Dallas. less
Protesters shouts slogans and carry placards as they march from Manhattan to Brooklyn in New York, Friday, July 8, 2016. Demonstrators took to the New York City streets chanting “hands up, don’t shoot” and “no … more

Photo: Andres Kudacki, AP

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Protesters shout slogans as they march from Manhattan to Brooklyn in New York, Friday, July 8, 2016. About 300 people took to the streets to protest the recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, just one day after five police officers were killed and seven others wounded during a protest in Dallas. less
Protesters shout slogans as they march from Manhattan to Brooklyn in New York, Friday, July 8, 2016. About 300 people took to the streets to protest the recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, just … more

Photo: Andres Kudacki, AP

Image 57 of 68 | New Orleans

People gather for a rally in protest of the shootings of African-American men by police in Minnesota and in Baton Rouge, La., at Lee Circle in New Orleans on Friday, July 8, 2016. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) less
People gather for a rally in protest of the shootings of African-American men by police in Minnesota and in Baton Rouge, La., at Lee Circle in New Orleans on Friday, July 8, 2016. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The … more

Photo: BRETT DUKE, Associated Press

Image 58 of 68 | New Orleans

Protesters stage a “die-in” in front of New Orleans police headquarters in New Orleans on Friday, July 8, 2016, in protest of the recent killings of black men by police. 

Protesters stage a “die-in” in front of New Orleans police headquarters in New Orleans on Friday, July 8, 2016, in protest of the recent killings of black men by police. 

Photo: BRETT DUKE, Associated Press

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Lucien Novak, 2, left, shares his flowers with La’Nae Hartford, 5, at Lee Circle in Center City during a protest, Friday, July 8, 2016 in New Orleans. 

Lucien Novak, 2, left, shares his flowers with La’Nae Hartford, 5, at Lee Circle in Center City during a protest, Friday, July 8, 2016 in New Orleans. 

Photo: Maggie Andresen, Associated Press

Image 60 of 68 | Detroit

Cory Williams, far left, waves the American flag next to the Monument to Joe Louis during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men. Chief James Craig says Friday that Detroit officers have been told: “Be diligent and rely on your training.” He says the department is “in a higher state of alertness.”  less
Cory Williams, far left, waves the American flag next to the Monument to Joe Louis during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert … more

Photo: Junfu Han, Associated Press

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Marton Mitchell of Detroit, stands on his knees with arms up during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men. Chief James Craig says Friday that Detroit officers have been told: “Be diligent and rely on your training.” He says the department is “in a higher state of alertness.” less
Marton Mitchell of Detroit, stands on his knees with arms up during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack … more

Photo: Junfu Han, Associated Press

Image 62 of 68 | Detroit

Thousands march around downtown Detroit during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men. Chief James Craig says Friday that Detroit officers have been told: “Be diligent and rely on your training.” He says the department is “in a higher state of alertness.” less
Thousands march around downtown Detroit during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas during a protest over … more

Photo: Junfu Han, Associated Press

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Detroit councilwoman Mary Sheffield speaks during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men. Chief James Craig says Friday that Detroit officers have been told: “Be diligent and rely on your training.” He says the department is “in a higher state of alertness.”  less
Detroit councilwoman Mary Sheffield speaks during a rally, Friday, July 8, 2016, in downtown Detroit. Detroit’s police chief says his officers are on high alert following the deadly attack on police in Dallas … more

Photo: Junfu Han, Associated Press

Image 64 of 68 | Baltimore

Domonic Friday, of Baltimore, stands between two police officers in the Inner Harbor during a protest Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore over the fatal shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. less
Domonic Friday, of Baltimore, stands between two police officers in the Inner Harbor during a protest Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore over the fatal shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and … more

Photo: Caitlin Few, Associated Press

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The crowd listens to speakers in front of the Baltimore City Police Department during a protest Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore over the fatal shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. 

The crowd listens to speakers in front of the Baltimore City Police Department during a protest Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore over the fatal shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. 

Photo: Caitlin Few, Associated Press

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Police arrest a man at the Inner Harbor on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore, as demonstrators marched in protest of the fatal shootings by police of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

Police arrest a man at the Inner Harbor on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore, as demonstrators marched in protest of the fatal shootings by police of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

Photo: Caitlin Faw, Associated Press

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Tawanda Jones listens as a speaker mentions her brother, Tyrone West, during a protest at Baltimore Police headquarters, as activists were protesting the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Baltimore. West died in police custody in 2013.  less
Tawanda Jones listens as a speaker mentions her brother, Tyrone West, during a protest at Baltimore Police headquarters, as activists were protesting the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando … more

Photo: Jerry Jackson, Associated Press

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