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Illinois Athletes participate in Black Lives Matter march

Hundreds showed up for the event.

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Spearheaded by Illinois Football’s Kendrick Green, a large group of athletes, students, and coaches participated in a Black Lives Matter march through campus Monday afternoon.

The protests come in the wake of the shootings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Jacob Blake and other victims of police brutality. The scene today in Champaign-Urbana resembles others that continue to unfold across the country...