Portland sees peaceful night of protests with more than 1,000 demonstrators as forces withdraw from city
Portland protests remained peaceful Friday night as over a thousand demonstrators gathered in front of downtown’s courthouse, just days after federal officers withdrew from the city.
Usually a hotspot for violent clashes with law enforcement, demonstraters instead congregated outside of Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Oregon, with balloons, flags, and painted signs chanting “Black Lives Matter.”
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A demonstrator raises her fist while listening to a speech during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Portland, Ore. After days of clashes with federal police, the crowd outside of the federal courthouse remained peaceful Thursday…
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