Powerful pictures from the Black Lives Matter protest at Millennium Square (Photos: Simon Hulme)

15 powerful pictures from the Black Lives Matter protest at Millennium Square Leeds

Thousands of people gathered at Millennium Square in Leeds for a Black Lives Matter protest today.

The demonstration, organised by Black Voices Matter, was a peaceful protest to "stand in solidarity against systemic and institutional racism embedded in our society and police brutality and injustice inflicted against black people". It began at 2.30pm with speeches, poetry and music and protesters took a knee in silence in memory of George Floyd. Here are 15 moving pictures from the protest:

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