“That’s not the normal warrant arrest.”
While in jail, protesters told VICE News they were routinely denied water, bathroom access and an adequate explanation for why they were being held even after they'd made their bail payments.
“We literally turned the corner and were met with a line of police who attacked us without warning," one protester said.
In the last few months, tattoo artists, laser removal specialists, and anti-hate speech advocates say they’ve received a flood of requests for alterations on racist or hateful tattoos.
Police arrested well over 100 people, and shootings at demonstrations in Austin, Louisville, and Colorado left several people injured and one dead.
Protestors held signs reading, "I will not be masked, tested, tracked or poisoned".
Camouflaged federal officers have been patrolling the streets, pulling protesters into unmarked cars and arresting them.
Dennis Wyman, 42, joins a KKK leader and dozens of others in charges linked to the wave of recent car attacks.
There have been at least 68 vehicle attacks on protesters in the last several months, one of which was fatal.
Police have used lockdown measures as an excuse to crackdown on residents, and the morning of this year's annual "Saba Saba" protest was no different.
BLM founder Opal Tometi always intended for the diaspora to come together in fighting anti-Black racism.