Desiree Diorio, Jordan King, Wisconsin discussed on Eclectic 24



From NPR news I'm Jeanine Herbst protests over the death of George Floyd an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody continue today in Los Angeles at this hour protesters marching along a road to set fire to several police cruisers and vandalized others it's turned into a tense standoff with the police several of the demonstrators have been detained and those protests erupted around the country over the past several days that as Attorney General William Barr is accusing far left radicals of being behind the violence that erupted in connection with some of the protests over Floyd's death NPR's Ryan Lucas has more bar says the outrage over Floyd's death is real and legitimate and that the criminal justice system is moving quickly to hold those responsible to account but Barr said unfortunately in many cities peaceful protest over Floyd's death are being hijacked by what he called violent far left extremist groups groups of outside radicals and agitators are exploiting the situation to pursue their own separate and violent agenda bar did not offer any evidence to support that assertion but he warned that it is a federal crime to cross state lines to incite or participate in what he called violent riding and he said the justice department will enforce those laws Ryan Lucas NPR news Washington New York governor Andrew Cuomo says the state Attorney General will review the violent clashes that erupted in Brooklyn last night after thousands of people gather to protest is redo Iorio from member station WSHU has more New York City police say multiple officers were injured and at least two hundred people have been arrested as protesters threw water bottles at officers and destroyed police vehicles governor Andrew Cuomo says the Attorney General will review actions by the crowd and police tactics people do deserve answers and people do deserve accountability and if someone did something wrong they should be held accountable more protests are happening today throughout the city including one in Staten Island where Eric garner died six years ago after a police officer placed him in a chokehold for NPR news I'm Desiree diorio in New York but in Madison Wisconsin it was a peaceful protest today Wisconsin public radio's Bridgit Bowden has more about two thousand people marched from the Wisconsin state capitol to the county jail to a house where a black teenager was killed by police in two thousand fifteen protester Jordan king stood on top of a car and spoke to the crowd about damage to property by protesters in other cities we're yeah.

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