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.
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Dozens of Abolish ICE protesters gathered at the Bergen County ICE facility following a day of heavy police responses. Demonstrators faced off with police after crossing the street onto the jail’s property, who put on riot gear and soon outnumbered the protesters. Demonstrators then dispersed peacefully without any clashes or arrests occurring.
Dozens of protesters in Ft. Lauderdale marched in Las Olas against a law proposed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, which is seen by many as repressive due to its possible legalization of running over protesters who are blocking roads, and making participating in an unlawful assembly a felony. Protesters marched to a local jail, banging pots and pans and chanting slogans to the inmates who banged on their windows in support.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the 1st Precinct in Minneapolis, demanding justice for both Jacob Blake and Dolal Idd. Jacob Blake was shot 7 times in the back in August by police, which led to massive riots in Kenosha; the District Attorney recently stated that no charges would be placed against the police. Dolal Idd was a 23-year-old son of Somali immigrants, and was killed in a confrontation with police in Minneapolis, also sparking large protests.
Dozens of demonstrators gathered at the scene of eviction of hundreds of families from 400 abandoned houses in El Sereno, a neighborhood of Los Angeles. Protesters were tear-gassed, and many were arrested alongside the evicted, which included many minors as well.