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Braving the harsh sun, marching for justice

Kimberly Williams, right, makes sure her daughter, Alexis Williams, 16, is wearing a hat to protect her from the midday sun as she helps lead a march leaving from the Uhuru House and going to the St. Petersburg police station on Saturday. “She just always wants to make sure I’m okay,” Alexis said. The protest was a march and rally for justice in response to the recent police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times

Kimberly Williams, right, makes sure her daughter, Alexis Williams, 16, is wearing a hat to protect her from the midday sun as she helps lead a march leaving from the Uhuru House and going to the St. Petersburg police station on Saturday. “She just always wants to make sure I’m okay,” Alexis said. The protest was a march and rally for justice in response to the recent police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

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