Photos: A peaceful -- and youthful -- day of marches


Kamaria Milton, 11, of St. Paul, leads the crowd.
1 Kamaria Milton, 11, of St. Paul, whose mother helped organize the march, leads the crowd down the street from Maxfield Elementary School. 
Parents and children march in St. Paul.
2 Parents and children participate in a children's protest march from Maxfield Elementary School to a short rally J.J. Hill Montessori School. 
William Williams, 12, speaks on the megaphone.
3 William Williams, 12, from St. Paul, speaks on the megaphone in front of J.J. Hill. 
Kierra Mickelson holds her daughter, Sophia.
4 Kierra Mickelson of St. Paul holds her daughter, Sophia, 3, on her shoulders at the march. 
Rayven Hare, 5, of Minneapolis
5 Rayven Hare, 5, of Minneapolis, participated in a children's protest march. 
Cherece Gilmore and her daughter Aleigh'ay
6 Cherece Gilmore and her daughter Aleigh'ay, 5 months, of St. Paul, attended the march. Behind them is the site at J.J. Hill where people have been leaving flowers in memory of Philandro Castile, who worked there. 
Fatumo Mohamed, 15, and her sister, Hanaan, 7
7 Fatumo Mohamed, 15, and her sister, Hanaan, 7, attend the march with their family. They live near J.J. Hill. 
Eliana Stellmach, 3, of Roseville
8 Eliana Stellmach, 3, of Roseville, attended the march with her family. 
Zahara Bryant, a 5th grader at Maxfield Elementary
9 Zahara Bryant, 10, a 5th grader at Maxfield Elementary, marched in a children's protest march. 
Parents, children participate in a protest march.
10 The children's march is a continuation of the protests have erupted since the police shooting of Philando Castile. 
A banner lists people killed in Minnesota.
11 Denisha Young, 19, right, of Eagan, holds one end of a banner listing over two hundred people killed by police in Minnesota since 1984. Philando Castile on 7/6/2016 is the latest entry. 
People respond to Nekima Levy-Pounds.
12 People respond as Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to the crowd. 
Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to the crowd.
13 Nekima Levy-Pounds, president of the Minneapolis NAACP, speaks to the crowd. 
Shannon Foreman, left, greets Shvonne Johnson.
14 Shannon Foreman, left, greets Shvonne Johnson. The two attended DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis together but had not seen each other in seven years. 
Protesters march down Silver Lake Road.
15 Protesters march down Silver Lake Road in St. Anthony. 
A car cheers on protesters.
16 A car crossing Silver Lake Road cheers on protesters. 
Protesters hold hands in solidarity.
17 Two protesters hold hands in solidarity on Silver Lake Road. 
A couple watch the protest go by their house.
18 An elderly couple watch the protest go by their house on Silver Lake Road NE. 
Lateef Olarinde, 21, of Brooklyn Park
19 Lateef Olarinde, 21, of Brooklyn Park, chants during the march. 
A Bloomington police officer held back traffic.
20 A Bloomington police officer held back traffic as the marchers passed through an intersection. 
Local residents watch from a cross street.
21 Local residents watch the march go by from a cross street. 
A dog watches protesters.
22 A dog looks out the window of a car being passed by protesters on Silver Lake Road. 
A young protester draws with chalk.
23 A young protester writes messages to police on the sidewalk during the protest.