PHOTO GALLERY: Weekend Protests Off To A Peaceful Start In South Florida
This weekend thousands of South Floridians are taking to the streets again to protest the deaths of black people by police officers throughout the country.
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On Friday protesters marched through Wynwood cutting through Midtown and the Design District before making it onto I-95. Standoffs with police remained peaceful and the march continued through the streets into the night.
At intersections protesters stopped and took a knee, usually letting one of the organizers speak. During one stop protesters sang Happy Birthday to Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was killed by police in her home. The police say they were investigating a drug dealer but entered the wrong home. Taylor, an EMT, would have been 27 on Friday.
Miramar and West Palm Beach protests on Saturday remained peaceful and at FIU’s main campus, a student-led protest organized by the Black Student Union marched through campus.