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Peaceful protest in Baton Rouge

Peaceful protest in Baton Rouge
Posted at 9:20 PM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 15:02:08-04

PEACEFUL PROTEST IN BATON ROUGE — In Baton Rouge, protesters made a statement in a peaceful way. For the community, George Floyd's death brings up painful memories.

Floyd's death brought many people in Baton Rouge back to the summer of 2016, when Alton Sterling was killed.


People from all different backgrounds, races and age groups came together to demand change.They marched for about 20 minutes, coming to the steps at the state capitol, to demand change once more again..

"Another one," protester Vyron Davis said. "When does it end. When does racism end. We're tired of it. I have two nephews and just the thought of that being one of them, is the reason why I support the cause.

At the state capitol protesters were passionate about getting their point across. They stood in solidarity with Minneapolis. joining them the aunt of Alton Sterling

"It brought me back to 2016. It's the same thing," Sterling said. "It's horrible. I don't get it. I don't know what it's going to take for them to understand that you're not going to keep killing our kids. We're not going to stand and watch you continue killing our kids. "

Davis added, "The thing is we need to get a point across and getting a point across is not looting and destroying anything. That's not what we're out here about. We out here protesting that's making a voice heard."

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