As the country enters another week of protests standing up for #BlackLivesMatter and social media is filled with images of police brutality, we wanted to highlight those who are looking up at us—adults—for change. Children have been joining their families in peaceful protesting across cities with powerful messages that can’t be ignored.


Here is what they want us to remember:


“Stop killing us”

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“Prosecute killer cops”

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“My dad is not a threat”

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A girl holds her fist up

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“Love is an action”

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Dad and daughter hold their fists up at a Black Lives Matter protest

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“Black Lives Matter”

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“Black and beautiful” and “My life matters – not a statistic”

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“Am I next?”

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“Justice for #GeorgeFloyd, say his name!!!”

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A mom cries while showing her son the protests

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“We matter”

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“Stop racism”

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A boy hold his fist up at a protest in Atlanta

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A mom stands in support while breastfeeding her baby

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