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Protests Over Racial Injustice Get Political

Protests Over Racial Injustice Get Political
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Ongoing nightly protests in Portland, Oregon intensified over the weekend as a pro-Trump caravan clashed with Black Lives Matter demonstrators. One person was shot and killed on Saturday. President Trump tweeted in support of the group “GREAT The shooting happened about 15 minutes after a caravan of about 600 vehicles that were part of a pro-Trump rally left downtown. There is growing concern over groups of militias taking the law into their own hands in cities where there are protests over racial injustice. The events in Portland, follow a week of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin amid fury over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in the back, which left the 29-year-old Black man paralyzed.