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Columbia hosts "Die-In" on third day of protests

A protester uses a megaphone to lead the crowd in a chant on Monday in front of the Statehouse. The peaceful protesters directed their messages at police officers across the street.

A protester uses a megaphone to lead the crowd in a chant on Monday in front of the Statehouse. The peaceful protesters directed their messages at police officers across the street.

Protestors lined the street in front of the Statehouse facing watching police officers. Many cars honked in support as they drove past the protestors. 

Protestors lined the street in front of the Statehouse facing watching police officers. Many cars honked in support as they drove past the protestors. 

Protestors kneeled in front of the Statehouse facing the police dressed in riot gear. The police in riot gear arrived at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Protestors kneeled in front of the Statehouse facing the police dressed in riot gear. The police in riot gear arrived at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Dressed in a Darth Vader costume, a protester stood on the side of the street in front of the Statehouse holding a sign that references "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."

Dressed in a Darth Vader costume, a protester stood on the side of the street in front of the Statehouse holding a sign that references "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."