George Floyd Protest

Two suspects in the protest shooting in Detroit
Tyjon Casaya-Scott Hites, Left, and Omoni Bryant, Right (Police photos)
WWJ News
June 19, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Tyjon Casaya-Scott Hites is charged with first degree-premeditated homicide murder.
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Columbus
1492, Christopher Columbus (1446 - 1506) lands on Watling Island and meets the natives, while three of his shipmates erect a cross. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
WWJ News
June 16, 2020 - 12:05 pm
"We should have a conversation as a community as to what is the appropriate place for such a statue."
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activists argue in Detroit
(Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
June 09, 2020 - 6:56 pm
Activists are at odds with each other on a twelfth day of protests in downtown Detroit.
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city council meeting
WWJ News
June 08, 2020 - 11:43 am
“Obviously, many people did not think it was as funny as I did,” he said.
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Sen. Mitt Romney - black lives matter
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, marches with a crowd singing "Little Light of Mine" in Washington on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Romney marched Sunday in the protest against police mistreatment of minorities in the nation’s capitol, making him the first Republican senator known to do so. (Michelle Boorstein/The Washington Post via AP)
Associated Press
June 08, 2020 - 9:17 am
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney marched Sunday in the nation’s capital in a protest against police mistreatment of minorities, making him the first Republican senator known to do so.
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black lives matter detroit protest.
(Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)
WWJ News
June 02, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Protesters chanted "Hands up, don't shoot!" and "Black lives matter!"
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protest in detroit May 30, 2020
Demonstrators protest against police brutality for a second day following a night of confrontations between protesters and riot police on May 30, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)
WWJ News
June 02, 2020 - 4:52 pm
"There are people intentionally sewing division and destruction. There is no question about it," Mayor Mike Duggan said.
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In this Saturday, May 30, 2020 photo, police officers guard the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, as they hold back protesters during a rally and march over the death of George Floyd. Protests were held in U.S. cities over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Associated Press
June 02, 2020 - 2:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As demonstrators flooded streets across America to decry the killing of George Floyd, public health experts watched in alarm — the close proximity of protesters and their failures in many cases to wear masks, along with the police using tear gas, could fuel new transmissions...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
June 02, 2020 - 11:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden on Tuesday blistered President Donald Trump a day after police drove back peaceful protesters near the White House so Trump could pose with a Bible before a damaged church. Biden said Trump's “narcissism has become more important than the nation that he leads.” The...
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John Holliman
John Holliman (Booking photo)
WWJ News
June 02, 2020 - 9:38 am
“While we clearly understand and support peaceful protests especially in this time of COVID and the murder of George Floyd, we cannot condone in any way the alleged actions of this defendant."
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