Several antifascist organizations and Black Lives Matter groups joined forces in Durham to organize a black bloc protest in honor of Breonna Taylor and to protest the decision made to acquit the officers that killed her.
Dozens of antifascists returned to the streets of Sacramento to combat the weekly Stop the Steal rally attended by Proud Boys, marching as well in support of the Indian Farmers’ Protest solidarity event going on at the same time. Several clashes broke out, with pepper spray being used and a shield wall being formed.
Abolish ICE protesters gathered at the facility in Bergen County, New Jersey in solidarity with a hunger strike going on there for weeks demanding cleaner conditions; rat infestations and undrinkable water are rife at the facility. Protesters then marched through the area and blocked a road, before dispersing for the day.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in New York for the weekly Stonewall march, demanding the abolition of the NYPD and calling it out for its discrimination against people of color and the LGBTQ+ community. Dozens of bike cops trailed the demonstration, ready to attack if any confrontations broke out, but no arrests ended up occurring.
Over 1000 protesters in Minneapolis marched after the announcement that former police officer Derek Chauvin had been found guilty of all three counts of murder and manslaughter in the case of George Floyd, whose murder sparked massive protests worldwide and rocked the US. Demonstrators also chanted slogans against the National Guard, whose presence militarized Minneapolis in the weeks prior to the trial.