Men in suits march in honor of George Floyd in Cincinnati

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Cincinnati, Oh. (WTVQ)- Several Northern Kentucky men of color and supporters donned suits Saturday morning for a demonstration in Cincinnati.

The group included Cincinnati’s police chief.

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They started with a prayer then marched to the Hamilton County Courthouse chanting phrases like, “George Floyd: say his name”.

There were also speakers and a moment of silence in honor of George Floyd.

The Cincinnati Enquirer estimated about 2,000 people attended.

It was one of about seven demonstrations in the northern Kentucky area Saturday.

 

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