Portland Protests For 13th Night Over Police Brutality & Racial Injustice
PORTLAND, Ore. — For a 13th straight night, protesters against police brutality and racial injustice gathered throughout the city on Wednesday night.
A group again assembled at Revolution Hall in Southeast Portland and marched up Grand Avenue to Unthank Park in North Portland where they listened to speakers.
Update on June 10-11 2020 demonstrations. pic.twitter.com/JngFPvh27W
— Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) June 11, 2020
Another crowd showed up downtown around 11:00pm. Police warned the crowd about criminal activity. They spent a few hours de-escalating the situation after a section of the fence at Southwest 3rd and Main was knocked down. The crowd dispersed around 2:00am.
There were several other events that took place including a community bike ride to marches and rallies. Skateboarders and scooter riders gathered at the Moda Center for a ride across the Steel Bridge onto the waterfront.