In the aftermath of unrest following the George Floyd disturbing story earlier this week, massive protests took place in Twin Cities, Minnesota for the fifth consecutive night, despite the cities’ curfews in place. After yet another night of fires, looting анд protests hundreds of volunteers filled up the trashed streets on Saturday morning and helped clean the mess.
— Madeleine Baran (@madeleinebaran) May 30, 2020
Went to clean up East Lake Library this morning. Some burned books, but just a lot of mess. pic.twitter.com/2zRAqMi5Xa
— Tracy Mumford (@mumfordmumford) May 30, 2020
Community leaders in the Twin Cities have been making efforts to support people of the community who are affected by civil unrest as state and local authorities are preparing for more protests.
The protests and demonstrations continued for the sixth day in a row, but the police report that they went by with “very few incidents”.
In my neighborhood. Volunteers by the dozen are cleaning up debris and broken glass along West Lake Street. But I would advise people to avoid driving in the area. It is gridlocked with cars. pic.twitter.com/aXzMtZ64Uz
— Brandt Williams (@BrandtMPR) May 30, 2020
— Caroline Yang (@yangfoto) May 30, 2020