Protesters gathered in Chapel Hill on Wednesday, June 3 to protest the death of Minnesota man George Floyd, who was killed by police officers on May 25.

Below is a live blog of events from Chapel Hill as protesters took to the streets.

Following the march on Franklin Street, those in attendance gathered at McCorkle Place to share personal stories of systemic racism and poor treatment by police in the United States.

The march around Franklin Street and UNC’s campus has ended. Organizers are handing out water bottles to those in attendance. It’s very hot outside.

Protesters have begun to walk and chant on Franklin Street, and are being given an escort by police officers.

Gerald Givens, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP, shared a story about how his friend was shot by police while reaching for his drivers license while in the car.

Chapel Hill Town Council member and UNC student Tai Hunyh is the next speaker, saying the country is battling two viruses: COVID-19 and institutional racism.

Rise Rasheed is the first person to speak for the crowd and his performance is met with a large amount of applause.

Protesters have begun to gather at McCorkle Place in Chapel Hill. Several speakers are scheduled to appear, including Chapel Hill Town Council members.