Over one thousand demonstrators stage a sit-in at Market and Powell streets during a protest against the recent killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and police brutality in San Francisco, Calif. on July 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Over one thousand demonstrators stage a sit-in at Market and Powell streets during a protest against the recent killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and police brutality in San Francisco, Calif. on July 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds take to SF streets to protest police violence

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to attend a protest against the recent police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and police violence at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, July 8, 2016. The peaceful protesters moved from their meeting place along the Embarcadero to the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. Photos by Jessica Christian and Joel Angel Juárez/S.F. Examiner.

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Keturah Nobles speaks to a crowd during a protest against police brutality in San Francisco, Calif. on July 8, 2016. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men, were fatally shot by police officers in different incidents this week. Five police officers were also fatally shot in a sniper attack by a gunman during a protest in Dallas, Texas last night. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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