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Photo Essay: George Floyd protests Vol. 2 – Saturday

Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Long shot of the crowd, which extended around the corner to the North and West.
Jordan Somers A protestor holds a sign that reads, “Cops are not above the law – not this time” during a protest that intensified on Saturday afternoon.
Jodan Somers A protestor holds her hands in the air in a statement toward the police.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor looks onward in the midst of a major clash with the police, national guard and protestors.
Jordan Somers Policemen listening to orders that would continue a massive charge against protestors to disperse them from downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers The scene between 3rd and 4th avenue and Pike Street, which became enveloped in tear gas after police attempted to clear the area of protestors.
Jordan Somers Tear gas was fired frequently throughout the Saturday protest in an attempt to disperse protestors from Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers Many downtown shops were broken into and much of the store merchandise was destroyed or stolen.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A poster that reads “End Police Brutality” with the face of George Floyd on a damaged store window.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian An armored police vehicle makes its way Northbound down 4th Avenue in an attempt to disperse protestors.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Protestors expressing their cause toward police who had begun to blockade portions of Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Two protestors smashing a police vehicle at the 4th Avenue and Pine Street intersection.  It was later set ablaze.
Jordan Somers An armored with a large group of policemen and National Guard drives past a car that was set ablaze earlier during the protests.
Jordan Somers The aftermath of a car that was set ablaze by a group of protestors during Saturday’s afternoon protest in Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A line of police blockading the intersection of 4th Avenue and Pike Street after a string of fires and vandalizm.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Mannequins strewn about on 5th Avenue between Pike and Pine Street as Saturday protests escalated dramatically in an ongoing clash with police and National Guard.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Milk was in major supply among protestors on Saturday, which is known to alleviate the intense burning effects of tear gas.
Jorda Virtually every major business between 4th and 6th Avenue on Pike and Pine Street were vandalized and broken into.  A woman with a filled cart walks by Urban Outfitters.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Firemen arrived to the scene on 4th Avenue and Pine Street after a police vehicle was set ablaze by a group of protestors.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor having words with a row of police during an effort to blockade the 4th Avenue and Pike intersection, where two police vehicles were set ablaze.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A vast group of police and National Guard continuing a Northbound charge against protestors on 4th Avenue in Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor holds a sign reading, “I can’t breathe” in front of a row of police officers.  A police vehicle that was set ablaze billows smoke in the background.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor expressing their opinion of police officers loud and clear.
Jordan Somers A police vehicle that was set ablaze by a group of protestors on 4th Avenue and Pike Street.

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