PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter protesters march Main Street in Lake Elsinore

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Lake Elsinore Mayor Brian Tisdale (second from left) marches at the front of a group of protesters rallying for support against racial injustice and discrimination. Mayor Tisdale spoke to the group on behalf of the city expressing support for peaceful protesting. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
A group of “Black Lives Matter” protesters gather at Main Street Park in Lake Elsinore to rally support against racial injustice and discrimination before marching into downtown Lake Elsinore, June 9. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Gabriel Aguilar, 17, speaks on behalf of the youth attending a “Black Lives Matter” protest in Lake Elsinore before the group march in solidarity against racial injustice and discrimination. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters gather at Main Street Park in Lake Elsinore rally support against racial injustice and discrimination after the death of George Floyd during use of force by Minneapolis police officers. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Antoinette Rootsdawtah speaks into a megaphone in an effort to rally support against racial injustice and discrimination before marching down Main Street in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters display signs expressing opinions on current civil and social issues as they march in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Family members participating in a funeral procession for a loved one discovered Main Street was closed down for a “Black Lives Matter” protest in downtown Lake Elsinore and alternated their planned route before the group of protesters marched. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Pato Banton leads dozens of “Black Lives Matter” protesters on a march down Main Street in downtown Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters display signs expressing opinions on current civil and social issues as they march in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
People observe a group of dozens of protesters rallying for support against racial injustice and discrimination as they march in downtown Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protester Quinlan Strong reads a list of notable black American inventors in history who developed or innovated things we use in daily life. One being John Albert Burr, who developed and patented an improved push lawn mower rotary blade in 1899 where his design is still used today. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Dozens of protesters stop along Main Street in Lake Elsinore to listen to a variety of speakers rally support against racial injustice and discrimination. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters display signs expressing opinions on current civil and social issues as they march in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Riverside County Sheriff’s Captain Michael Lujan of the Lake Elsinore station speaks to protesters in an effort to bridge a gap between much of what protesters are voicing opinions about police use of force. Captain Lujan told the group that anyone can come to the station to express their thoughts and communicate with law enforcement directly. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters display signs expressing opinions on current civil and social issues as they march in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Murals are painted over boarded up businesses in downtown Lake Elsinore. “Black Lives Matter” protests remained peaceful in the city.
People observe a group of dozens of protesters rallying for support against racial injustice and discrimination as they march in downtown Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Protesters display signs expressing opinions on current civil and social issues as they march in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
“Black Lives Matter” protesters march down Main Street in Lake Elsinore in an effort to rally support against racial injustice and discrimination. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
A business in downtown Lake Elsinore remains open while staying boarded up as protesters gather and march on Main Street. “Black Lives Matter” protests remained peaceful in the city.Valley News/Shane Gibson photo