Protesters in Portland gathered outside of the ICE facility in the city with shields in black bloc, which were later proven to be handy when police opened fire with pepper balls and rubber bullets. Few protesters were arrested, and the unshielded were injured by pepper balls.
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Hundreds of protesters returned to the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center to demand justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old unarmed Black man murdered by a police officer. Unlike previous nights, police did not brutally assault the crowd and allowed for a peaceful dispersion.
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