While most of us have been gathering in the masses to protest against the death of George Floyd, others have been taking to the streets by themselves - and they are the perfect example that you don't need the crowds to show your solidarity to a cause.


The Black Lives Matter movement has never before been so prominent.

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On Monday, May 25th, a defenseless black man was killed while in a police restraint.

George Floyd was arrested and forced to the ground...

Where former police officer, Derek Chauvin, proceeded to kneel on his neck, while 3 other officers knelt on his back.

Footage of George's "arrest" quickly circulated on social media...

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And, in the highly distressing scenes, he could be heard begging with the officers to release him and repeatedly saying "Please, please... I can't breathe."

After nearly ten minutes, George was completely unresponsive.

An ambulance arrived and took the unconscious man to hospital but, devastatingly, he was pronounced dead upon arrival. He was only forty-six years old.

This kind of police brutality has been happening for centuries now...

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But George's death has sparked an outrage like never before.

Thousands upon thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest...

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And they are all marching for one thing: For the blatant racism and injustice in this country to be brought to an end.

The scenes have been staggering.

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Despite the lingering threat of the ongoing medical pandemic, people have been gathering and marching together in solidarity.

But not everyone has been protesting in such large numbers.

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Several people across the country have been standing up for the Black Lives Matter movement alone in their communities, and they are the perfect example that you don't need crowds to have a voice.

Their singular solidarity really is remarkable.

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Keep scrolling to see a selection of photos from these remarkable solo protests...

1. This woman took to the streets to fight for justice...

Despite none of her friends wanting to join her. Now that's what you call passion.

2. This elderly gentleman took his solo protest to his local park.

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He sat, quietly and peacefully, with a homemade sign that read: "I apologize to the class of 2020 for not eliminating racism in my lifetime."

3. "Karens against police brutality."

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This Karen would like to speak to a manager about systematic racism, please.

4. A lone protestor in a small, Southern city.

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Her defiance is incredible.

5. These solo protestors speak words just as loud as the crowds.

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This man stood by himself at the side of a road, holding a sign that reads: "Justice for George Floyd."

6. Black Lives Matter.

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"This man has been standing alone in our town square for the past few days, god bless his courage."

7. A firefighter from Toronto was spotted sitting alone at an intersection to spread his message.

"I grew up in Toronto and I've seen a lot of police brutality. It's here, it's in Canada. It's not just the United States."

8. Am I next?

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A lone black protestor was seen walking along the side of a road Lacey with the poignant question, "am I next?"

9. A single man in Florida faced off with the police...

His bravery is astounding.

10. "Stop Killing Black People."

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This woman took to the streets of Norfolk to resonate the Black Lives Matter movement.

11. While out protesting by herself, this eighty-year-old woman was confronted by the police in her home town of Palm Beach.

Leta Foster said she came out because it was important to show people that she had no hatred in her heart.

12. For some barbaric reason, someone called the cops on this lone protestor.

A woman, who he named as a "Karen", called the police because he was apparently "inciting riots." Go home, Karen.

13. A young woman independently protested in Alabama.

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Her sign read: "I can't breathe! City leaders ignore excessive force."

14. A man and his dogs protested at sunset.

This man stood over a freeway with a huge sign for all the passing cars to read.

15. This man showed his solidarity by breaking curfew.

"It’s not much of a protest, but it’s the best I can do right now. Sitting outside past 'curfew.'"

16. This protestor arrived a little early to the organized demonstration in Anaheim.

"Blue Line = Tyranny."

17. This young woman walked up and down a road by herself...

And received car honks and even a few hugs as a result.

18. A father and son take a knee in the privacy of their own garden.

It's amazing to see so many people taking part in the fight against racism - Amid all the darkness our country faces, there truly are some incredible people.

But, sadly, not everyone has been so effective in their fight against racism.

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Keep scrolling to read about the influencer who was slammed for blackface after they posted a video in support of Black Lives Matter...