Protest draws large, peaceful crowd in Canandaigua as rallies against racism continue in Finger Lakes (video)

Officials joined in peaceful protest during the afternoon hours in the city of Canandaigua, as another regional rally was held to support the Black Lives Matter movement.

On Tuesday, City Manager John Goodwin said that he and other officials would participate in the march.

Hundreds turned out for the organized event, which included speakers.

Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth and Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson both took a knee in solidarity with those protesting.

Check out video from the march below from Andrew Hyman of News10NBC:

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