ALERT: Something transpired, and about 20 cops just dog piled on a protester, one was seen dragging another protestor, and then a cop just slapped the #Detroit @freep reporter’s device out of her hand and the stream went dead. #DetroitProtest #georgefloyd pic.twitter.com/VbkLC6Jq74— ACRONYM 📸💨🖌🏳️🌈 AMI NICOLE (@acronymofficial) May 31, 2020
A protest organizer from Detroit’s east side urged demonstrators to stick with the group and avoid confrontations. As the day turned into night, groups split off and confronted police. pic.twitter.com/Y3QlrHqERG— Motor City Muckraker (@MCmuckraker) May 31, 2020
Protesters also attacked this police car in Detroit. pic.twitter.com/HIuj1BHVnM— Motor City Muckraker (@MCmuckraker) May 29, 2020
This is video of 5 cars on fire in downtown Grand Rapids right now. pic.twitter.com/oxqsGQClvL— alexaskonieski (@AlexaSkonieski) May 31, 2020
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