100 Arrested In NYC As Freddie Gray Police Brutality Protesters Flood Highways, Block Streets

Posted: April 30, 2015 in Review

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New York City protest for Freddie Gray

Officers Arrest Protesters In NYC For Blocking Streets

Protests continued in Baltimore on Wednesday evening, joined by several shows of solidarity in cities across the nation. Over 1000 protesters gathered on the streets of NYC for an impromptu demonstration…but police took many into custody for disturbing rush hour. Via MailOnline:

Baltimore has been the scene of near-nightly protests ever since the April 19 death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who is believed to have been fatally injured while in police custody.

However, the most dramatic protests Wednesday night happened in New York City, where a group of activists started an illegal march resulting in the arrests of several protesters in scuffles with police officers trying to maintain order on the streets.

More than 100 people were arrested by the New York Police Department, according to reports as up to 1,000 marchers blocked streets – including the entrance to the Holland…

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