Protesters took to the streets for a 134th day in Portland to demonstrate against the murder of Walter Wallace by police, and demanding a PPB budget cut of at least 50%. They demonstrated in front of a city commissioner’s house, demanding that he endorse the defunding. Negotiations opened up, with protesters and the commissioner exchanging information.
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ACAB Portland Protest Day 136
Protesters in Portland gathered in front of the North Precinct to burn American and Thin Blue Line flags, demanding justice for Walter Wallace and Karon Hylton. Police did not come out to engage with demonstrators, who then went downtown to burn MAGA items that an MLK statue had been vandalized with.