Dozens of protesters gathered in Portland in remembrance of those killed during the George Floyd Uprising, including protesters and victims of police brutality. Demonstrators first gathered on Pioneer Square, listening to speeches, and marched through downtown to the back of the (in)Justice Center and placing candles, before finally making it to the BLM mural and holding a moment of silence before dispersing.
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