Brooklyn Black Lives Matter Protests Filled the Weekend

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets on Saturday for the second week of protests against police brutality. Photo by Lloyd Mitchell


    Demonstrations continued across Brooklyn this weekend as thousands of protesters took to the streets in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to decry the recent police killings of black people across the country.

    Saturday marked the tenth straight day of protests citywide — and the ninth in Brooklyn. The day of peaceful protests came on the heels of a mostly calm Friday evening, during which many demonstrators remembered Breonna Taylor — the Kentucky EMT shot and killed by police in early March — on what would have been her 27th birthday.

    To read the whole story by our sister pub Brooklyn Paper, click here.

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