Prayer and protests: DFW reacts to George Floyd's death

Peaceful protesters marched June 7 through the streets of downtown Plano to protest prominent instances across the country of police violence against black people. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)
Peaceful protesters marched June 7 through the streets of downtown Plano to protest prominent instances across the country of police violence against black people. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

Peaceful protesters marched June 7 through the streets of downtown Plano to protest prominent instances across the country of police violence against black people. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Thousands from Keller community attend peaceful George Floyd demonstration

Despite the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and of temperatures well into the 90s, thousands of people of Keller and surrounding communities packed the pavilion at Bear Creek Park on June 7 for a demonstration in honor of George Floyd.

Thousands march through downtown Plano to protest for police reform call for racial equality

On June 7, thousands filled the grassy slopes and parking lots of the Plano municipal center, the seat of city government, calling for change to American policing practices.



PHOTOS: Peaceful march for racial equality held at Southlake Town Square

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for a peaceful march for racial equality on June 6 in Southlake Town Square.

Southlake students city leaders working to ensure protest is peaceful

A student-led march for racial equality scheduled for June 6 at Southlake Town Square garnered regional attention.

Photos: Scenes from prayer gathering hosted by Collin County Churches

Standing among a crowd numbering at least a thousand, Chiamaka Duru said she felt proud of her church community.

Duru attended a June 4 gathering of churches to represent people like her, she said. Holding a sign that read "Black Lives Matter," Duru nodded in affirmation as pastors and staff from about 10 churches prayed and spoke about racism and injustice from the steps of the Collin County Courthouse.

Daniel Houston, Ian Pribanic, Gavin Pugh and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.



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