Greenville News is Providing Ongoing Coverage of Protests in Downtown Greenville

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Protestors with their hands raised in front of a line of police officers in Los Angeles, CA, a sight witnessed in countless cities across the country.

The following paragraphs are a short excerpt from ongoing coverage by and of the Greenville News. Please visit the Greenville News website to continue following the story.

For one hour, a half-block stretch between downtown Greenville’s Washington Street and McBee Avenue served as a no-man’s land — the unclaimed space in war that marks the distance between peace or violence.

On one end, a phalanx of riot police — fitted in masks and shields and a cache of weapons of dispersing — stood ready as more than 100 protesters demanded to be let by after they were stopped at a crosswalk by a human barrier of lightly fitted Greenville Police.

If they broke through, the shields and weapons awaited them.

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