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July 15, 2016 Protests

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posted on Jul, 16 2016 @ 02:45 PM
Apparently a few protests took place on Friday July 15th afterall.

Some were slightly violent with arrests and some peaceful.

Maybe more happened. Anybody know? Local stories?

Here's some stories ......

Black Lives Matter protest ends peacefully at Capitol

Protest closes on-ramps and off-ramps from Hwy 880 in Oakland

18 arrested at Portland Black Lives Matter protest

'Black Lives Matter' Protesters Shut Down Southbound I-15

Black Lives Matter protesters hold rally in downtown Reno

posted on Jul, 16 2016 @ 03:32 PM
That Portland one- happened about four miles from here.

From the article:
"In all, 18 people were arrested during the protest. Sauschuck called it one of the city's largest-ever mass arrests."

The people downtown are always a bit riled up, but I can't really blame them. Most of them are living 5+ in crowded apartments to afford the outrageous cost of rent down there compared to the pathetic salaries they can earn working down there.

I've got nothing good to say about the police in this city, but hopefully they are handling this well.

posted on Jul, 16 2016 @ 04:49 PM
July 15, 2016 Protests

In with a bang.

Out with a whimper.

The media will continue to have a slobbering love affair with that militant group.

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