Protesters took to the streets a day after the Breonna Taylor grand jury verdict in Baltimore, with the protest going on for hours on end; attendance was estimated to be around 250 people.
Activists gathered near Oakland at a houseless camp between Mosswood park and the highway in response to a presence of police and CalTrans workers at the scene, appearing to be carrying out an eviction. As demonstrators consolidated their presence, CalTrans workers left, and the houseless camp itself was left alone.
About 100 protesters took part in a 3-hour march on the 8th of October against police violence in the city and nearby St. Paul, where dozens of black men have been disproportionately killed by police. Many also believe that the police reports claiming that those killed were armed can be forged with no other active witnesses being there a lot of the time.
Dozens of protesters marched for a 2nd day in Rochester after the perpetrators of Daniel Prude’s murder, several police officers, were not charged. Prude had been suffocated after police put a hood over his head in March 2020, which started massive protests after body camera footage of the incident came out.