On Friday, June 16, a Minnesota jury acquitted Officer Jeronimo Janez in the 2016 shooting death of Philando Castile.
Thousands of protestors took to the streets over the weekend to make their voices heard.
In Minnesota, demonstrators organized for three days straight of peaceful action.
Eighteen were arrested Friday, including two journalists, after protestors blocked traffic on a major freeway.
In New York, Black Lives Matter, RevCom & others came together to march for justice for Castile.
Many voiced their opposition not only to the verdict in this case, but many others that had set the precedent for the acquittal of officers involved in discriminatory policing practices.
Organizers talk about the failures of capitalism, the criminal justice system, immigration, gentrification, white supremecy, the Trump administration, and the history of black America.
Here is some of what they had to say.