The protest continues into day two, violating the park’s policy to clear out by midnight. Organizers are documenting the occupation on Twitter using the hashtag #shutdowncityhallnyc.
The mother of three from Blue Island, just 16 miles outside of Chicago, says she is unsure where we will go as a country from here, but her protest exemplifies the notion that in the fight for social justice and equality, it is deadly to be silent.
The Lynx protest also comes days after NBA star Carmelo Anthony urged more athletes to cement their role in the fight for justice.
Activist Deray McKesson, one of the most prominent voices in the Black Lives Matter movement, was arrested around 11:15 p.m. late Saturday evening while protesting
On Thursday, 5 officers were fatally shot, while 6 people were injured at a protest over two recent fatal police shootings. Images reminiscent of the ’60s have flooded the nation, as we endured a week of unfiltered violence.
It’s unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.
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Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.