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    (CNN)While much of the country celebrated Independence Day Saturday, protesters in Baltimore toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the Inner Harbor, CNN affiliate WBAL reported. Louis Krauss, who shared video of the toppling, said there were at least 300 people gathered at the scene. After it toppled over the statue broke into several pieces, which were then dragged across the plaza and dumped into the Inner Harbor, Krauss told CNN.The statue has stood by Little Italy...
    BALTIMORE — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman is calling protesters who blocked access to a police department overnight a “siege.” On Twitter, Coffman applauded the interim chief of police for skillfully freeing the facility and keeping protesters safe. On Friday, hundreds of people rallied at the community memorial for Elijah McClain after the announcement that three Aurora police officers and had been fired and one resigned over a photo scandal that showed them mocking the chokehold officers had the 23-year-old...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in...
    Remains of the Christopher Columbus statue near Little Italy after it was ripped from its pedestal and dragged into the Jones Falls by protesters in Baltimore on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Protesters in Baltimore pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday night and threw it into the Inner Harbor. Its the latest in a series of similar instances in recent weeks where protesters have gone after statues...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — While many spent July 4th at barbecues and picnics, others used the day to continue the fight for racial justice. Images from social media show peaceful crowds gathering for the “Confronting July 4th” march in Brooklyn, which honored Black and Indigenous activists. GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What’s Next When It Comes To Race In America Having The Difficult But Important Conversation About Race How To Be A Part...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Hundreds protested for several hours in downtown Pittsburgh this afternoon. Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson At one point, tensions ran high when Pittsburgh police officers showed up in riot gear. The event began in Market Square at 3:00 p.m. Then, the group marched down Grant Street and onto Liberty Avenue. “We want to be at the table,” said Chrissy Carter of Black, Young, and Educated. “We want a table that’s made for us. We want people...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in...
    A group of protesters in Baltimore, Maryland tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday then threw it into the citys Inner Harbor, The Baltimore Sun Reports.Video shows protesters tearing down the statue near Baltimores Little Italy neighborhood as Fourth of July fireworks exploded in the distance. The monument was torn down using rope and then protesters rolled it into the water. The outlet reports the statue was owned by the city and dedicated in 1984. Baltimore just tore...
    BALTIMORE protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. 1 Protesters tore down the statue of Christopher ColumbusCredit: Represented by ZUMA Press, Inc. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. most read in us newsSTAND...
    The Latest on protests over racial inequality: BALTIMORE — Baltimore protesters have pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and thrown it into the city’s Inner Harbor. News outlets reported that demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument in the Little Italy neighborhood on Saturday night. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Video posted on social media Saturday shows protesters pulling down Baltimore’s statue of Christopher Columbus and throwing it into the Inner Harbor. The statue is located along Eastern Avenue. The video shows protesters using rope to pull down the statue before throwing it into the Harbor. Baltimore’s Columbus statue gets dumped in the harbor pic.twitter.com/ZwuNcqAH6d — J. M. Giordano photo (@jmgpix) July 5, 2020 This story is developing. 
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protested pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument in the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, among others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas....
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    A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgias Stone Mountain Park, calling for the parks massive Confederate carving to be removed. The predominantly Black demonstrators spoke out against the huge sculpture depicting Gen. Robert E. Lee, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, WXIA-TV reported. Carved into a granite mountain, the bas-relief sculpture is the largest Confederate monument ever crafted. Stone Mountain Memorial Association spokesman John Bankhead said there were between 100 and 200...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Instead of kicking back on Independence day, many took to the streets. Multiple protests were held across the Bay Area on Saturday.In the East Bay, a Blackout Solidarity Protest was held at Oaklands Lake Merritt. Attendees were asked to dress all in black to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.RELATED: Black Lives Matter: The Killing of George Floyd Sparks Global MovementOrganizers also prepared 2,000 meals to serve for free, asking only for donations...
    DONALD TRUMP slammed critics racism claims and said theyre slandering World War Two and Civil War heroes in a fiery Fourth of July speech. The president made the comments as protesters marched through Washington DC. 5 Trump made a speech on Independence DayCredit: Getty Images - Getty 5 A flyover took place in over the South LawnCredit: Getty Images - Getty Speaking at the White Houses Salute to America event on the South Lane, the president said: Our past is...
    A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed. The predominantly Black demonstrators spoke out against the huge sculpture depicting Gen. Robert E. Lee, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, WXIA-TV reported. Carved into a granite mountain, the bas-relief sculpture is the largest Confederate monument ever crafted. Stone Mountain Memorial Association spokesman John Bankhead said there were between 100 and 200...
    A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed. The predominantly Black demonstrators spoke out against the huge sculpture depicting Gen. Robert E. Lee, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, WXIA-TV reported. Carved into a granite mountain, the bas-relief sculpture is the largest Confederate monument ever crafted. Stone Mountain Memorial Association spokesman John Bankhead said there were between 100 and 200...
    Far-left protesters burned an American flag near the White House on Saturday, chanting America was never great, just moments after President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of National Garden of statues Trump: Children are taught in school to hate their own country Trump accuses those tearing down statues of wanting to overthrow the American Revolution MORE finished delivering a speech at the Salute to America Independence Day celebration.  Video shows the flag being burned...
    Far-left “anti-fascist” and Black Lives Matters (BLM) activists stomped and danced on the United States flag Saturday as part of a Fourth of July protest in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. The activists were caught on camera by Breitbart News stomping and dancing the Cha-Cha Slide on the flag. A number of those in attendance appeared to be affiliated with Refuse Fascism, an Antifa group founded in 2017 to combat President Donald Trump’s administration. Others in the crowd...
    Protesters gathered Saturday to object to a boat parade held in celebration of Independence Day and President Trump in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Boaters with Trump Team PA and Women for Trump were scheduled to begin the rally at 11:00 a.m. below the Hot Metal Bridge on the Monongahela River and eventually make their way up the Allegheny River, according to CBS Pittsburgh. However, a local group called Pittsburgh, I Can’t Breathe, organized a counter-protest to the rally and began demonstrating at 10:00...
    A man attacked a group of anti-racist protesters who were cutting a highway near the US city of Seattle with a car and seriously injured two women, local authorities reported. The man, Dawit Kelete, 27, of Seattle, ran over protesters on Interstate 5 (I-5) around 1:40 a.m., Washington state police said in a statement. Video footage shot by protesters shows people yelling “Auto! Auto!” Before running away. Two women, Summer Taylor, 24, from Seattle, and Diaz Love, 32, from...
    Black Lives Matter protesters danced on top of an American flag in Washington, D.C. as the city celebrated Independence Day on Saturday. #BLM protesters dance and step on American flag on Blacks Lives Matter Plaza in DC pic.twitter.com/zIwNrFSLoy — Jorge Ventura Media (@VenturaReport) July 4, 2020 The footage was posted to Twitter hours before President Donald Trump spoke at the 2nd annual Salute to America in the nation’s capital. Trump centered his speech on the condemnation of protesters who...