Hundreds swarm DC streets to protest police brutality
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of people are protesting police brutality in downtown D.C. Monday night.
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The protesters have marched throughout nation’s capital in the wake of the shooting death of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., as well as incidents closer to home.
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Last week, an off-duty Pentagon police officer was arrested in connection with a double murder in Takoma Park, and an incident in which an Army lieutenant was stopped by police and pepper sprayed in Windsor, Va. has gone viral.
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Last summer, the District – and cities across the country – exploded in a flurry of protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.