WASHINGTON, DC -- 8/28/20 -- A police officer is wide-eyed after a clash with protestors who tried to de-arrest a pair of fellow protestors.
After activists respond to a man who walked through Black Lives Matter Plaza in blackface by punching and slapping him, police tried to make arrests but ended up clashing with activists who wouldn't stand for it. Activists and police battled for several minutes, but two arrests were made. Activists and protestors have adopted a tactic of de-arresting people who are caught by police.
Protests after the killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor have continued unabated in the District, with a dedicated group of activists who have been showing up nightly since the end of Mayâ¦by AndrÃ© Chung #_AC29968