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A couple dozen gathering in front of #Huntsville City Hall for a peaceful protest. It’s unclear who is planning it.

HSV police, Madison Co. Deputies, and state troopers combed through downtown for the last hour @whnt
“We were herded like cattle, harassed by cops” @whnt
Protesters explaining the things they want accomplished @whnt
Councilwoman Frances Akridge is here talking to protesters @WHNT
Councilwoman Frances Akridge continues to talk to protesters about using her influence to better understanding in the city @whnt
One of the protesters encourages those concerned to be involved beyond demonstrations @whnt
Protests questioning why medics were tear gassed while trying to help out peaceful protesters hit by police’s rubber bullets @whnt
“There’s no reason for [the police] to start attacking us when we were peaceful”

Protesters to Councilwoman Frances Akridge @whnt
Eason brothers (one of whom arrested at Monday’s protest for having a gun) drove by, fists in the air, chanting #BlackLivesMatter, stopped by police and taken into custody just now

Meanwhile, protesters moving, marching around the courthouse, staying on the sidewalk. @whnt
More of the Eason bros arrest, joining in on chants of the protesters on the sidewalk @whnt
Two officers block off north side square, protesters walk around the courthouse square, sticking to the sidewalk, chanting. @whnt
150+ protesters have moved now to Big Spring East, standing in silence, fists in the air for 8:46, the time #GeorgeFloyd’s neck was knelt on by a #Minneapolis officer @whnt
The demonstration, 100% peaceful, has moved to Big Spring West @whnt
They’re now back at City Hall, using sidewalks and crosswalks the whole way.

HPD present at every turn @whnt
Back in front of #Huntsville’s Municipal Building with multiple chants
#BlackLivesMatter. #ICantBreathe. #GeorgeFloyd. #BreonnaTaylor. #OurVoicesWillBeHeard.” @whnt
The group is now marching around the courthouse, as MCSO watches on (helmets & shields ready) @whnt

Lt. Michael Johnson with HPD applauds the organization. Said officers will only respond if:
1. A business complains
2. They are hostile toward officers
3. They block roadways
WARNING: Rubber bullet wound

Unnamed protester shows us a gnarly bruise he said came from law enforcement’s rubber bullets at a protest earlier this week @whnt
Back in Big Spring East, a speaker with a megaphone says the next protest is Sunday in Madison.

Crowd is now starting to leave @whnt
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