Protesters, police in standoff in front of CNN Center

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Started as a solemn March to the Georgia state capitol but when demonstrators returned to the area around. Cnn's Atlanta headquarters. A standoff ensued for an hour with police in riot gear backed by armored vehicles. Atlanta'S POLICE CHIEF ERICA. Shields Quilt tensions briefly as. She walked into the crowd of protesters flanked by four officers but while she was talking to reporters a skirmish started in. The chief was hustled away to safety demonstrators then spray painted graffiti and threw bottles at. Cnn's headquarters before jumping on top of squad. Cars LIGHTING ONE ON FIRE. No word on arrests or the extent of the damage for NPR news. I'M IN THE OIL MOFFITT IN ATLANTA.

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