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Protests against police brutality and racism: scenes from small Texas towns and cities

The demonstrations against police brutality that have swept through Texas haven't been confined to its largest cities. Texas Tribune photographers documented marches in smaller cities and towns across the state. Here are some of their images.

Demonstrators march in Tyler to protest the death of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Protesters stand in traffic as they demonstrate outside of the Odessa Police Department during a Black Lives Matter Protest on May 31st, 2020.
A protester walks down the middle of 8th Street in Odessa during a protest against the death of George Floyd on May 31st, 2020.
Protesters raise their hands at the intersection of Midkiff Road and Highway Loop 250 during a Black Lives Matter protest in Midland on May 31st 2020.
Protesters carry signs against police brutality and in support of Black Lives Matter as they march down Broadway Ave. in downtown Tyler on Monday, June 3, 2020.
Demonstrators march in Tyler to protest the death of George Floyd, on June 1, 2020.
Protesters gathered at the Hay County Courthouse in San Marcos to denounce police brutality and the death of George Floyd. June 10, 2020.
Hundreds of residents from Alpine and the surrounding towns marched against the death of George Floyd on in Alpine on June 6, 2020.
Protesters march in memory of George Floyd in Vidor on June 06, 2020. Organizers of the rally in Vidor, historically known as a "sundown town," said they wanted to change the reputation and move on from the past. 


Pu Ying Huang for Texas Tribune.
A demonstrator holds his sign at a rally for George Floyd in Vidor on June 06, 2020. Organizers of the rally in Vidor, historically known as a "sundown town," said they wanted to change the reputation and move on from the past.
Protesters gathered in Edinburg to denounce the death of George Floyd during an arrest by Minneapolis police officers. Floyd died  after a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck. May 30, 2020.
Signs with names of black people who were killed due to police brutality are passed around for protesters to read during a Black Lives Matter Protest at the Hay County Courthouse in San Marcos on June 10, 2020.

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