SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A protest demanding Justice for George Floyd took place at 1 p.m. in Santa Maria on Sunday.
Community members rallied in support of the Black Lives Matter movement at Santa Maria City Hall.
They protested against police brutality after George Floyd, a black man, died while being restrained on the ground by multiple Minneapolis officers during his arrest.
Showing Up for Racial Justice, Santa Maria said that participants must wear a mask and physically distance during the gathering. They also told people not to bring any weapons.
Protesters marched down Broadway around 2 p.m. Prior to that, they gathered in the city hall courtyard chanting and listening to multiple speakers.
These rallies accompany hundreds that have taken place across the country since Floyd's death on Monday, May 25.
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