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Crowd gathers in Albany to protest George Floyd's death

WNYT Staff
Updated: June 01, 2020 09:39 PM
Created: June 01, 2020 03:09 PM

Protestors were out in Albany for much of Monday, and were still outside of the police headquarters on Henry Johnson Boulevard in the evening.

They marched through the city earlier in the evening and police escorted them, blocking the streets.

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However, things seemed to take a turn when they got back to Henry Johnson Boulevard.

The protestors asked police to take a knee but initially did not get the response they were looking for.

Just before 9 p.m., Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins took a knee, in solidarity with the protesters.


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