Protesters over Wright’s murder in Minnesota took to the streets for the sixth night in a row

About 500 people gathered outside the Brooklyn Center police station on April 16.

Protests in the state of Minnesota after the death of African-American Daunte Wright continue for the sixth day in a row; as reported by the KARE TV channel, about 500 people gathered at the police station of the city on Friday evening of Brooklyn Center.

Due to popular unrest, the city authorities again imposed a curfew on the night from Friday to Saturday. The protesters did not obey the police’s demands to disperse; some threw various objects at law enforcement officers, tried to blind them with laser pointers, and broke through the barriers. Law enforcement agencies conducted separate detentions of those who did not obey orders to disperse. The police demonstrated the means used by the protesters – baseball bats, homemade shields, and paintballs.

Protests also took place in various parts of Washington. There were no reports of any emergencies or serious clashes between protesters and police officers. In Baltimore, Maryland, about 100 people gathered at a police station. In New York, protesters in defense of black man BLM on Friday evening tried to block one of the central streets of Manhattan – Third Avenue. Three demonstrators were detained. In Durham (North Carolina), demonstrators started a fire at the police building and broke several storefronts on the main street.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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