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PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter protesters march through Athens
Digital Managing Editor @bokuhnJOUR is Uptown covering another day of protests in Athens.
Protesters are marching now
More from today’s demonstration on Court Street @TheNewPolitical
Protesters on the steps of the Athens County courthouse for a second day:
Another group of protestors outside the courthouse here in Athens. Crowd seems larger than yesterday. @TheNewPolitical 4
Sidewalk graffiti spotted along Court Street in the Whit’s/Chipotle area expressing support for Black Lives Matter. @TheNewPolitical
More than one hundred protesters lined the sidewalk outside of the Athens County courthouse Saturday afternoon in memory of George Floyd, a black man who was by killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis.
Protestors that were previously outside the courthouse are now marching through College Gate @TheNewPolitical
Small protest forming in uptown Athens in relation to the George Floyd demonstrations happening across the country today. @TheNewPolitical
Congrats to former staff reporter @_abbyneff for placing in the top 20 in the @Hearst Breaking News Competition for coverage of a College Green protest last fall.
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