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Photo Essay: George Floyd protests Vol. 3 – Sunday

Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A police officer displaying his full gear on Boren Avenue and Madison Street as authorities brace themselves for another mass protest toward Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor holds a sign that reads, “Fuck the police” at the intersection of Boren Avenue and Madison Street, where protestors were being blocked from continuing their peaceful protest march to Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Police blocking protestors from advancing toward downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers A protestor flips off an armored vehicle carrying members of the National Guard
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian  A police officer looks upon a crowd of protestors who are blocked from continuing their peaceful protest march to Downtown Seattle.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Protestors once again assembled en masse on Seattle’s third straight day of protests against the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Many protestors have begun to lend their support as acting medics, with various supplies to quell the harmful effects of pepper spray, tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Seattle’s third day of protests appeared to be much more peaceful than those of days prior.  Here leaders of a local Black Lives Matter (BLM) chapter protest police brutality while denouncing violent protests toward property and authorities.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Protestors raise their fists in solidarity with speakers from the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, as the speakers continued to preach non-violent protest.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Members of BLM calling for a change to institutional reform and an end to police brutality.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor holds a sign that reads, “A riot is the language of the unheard,” a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian A protestor holds a sign that reads, “End Police Brutality” as police and the National Guard continued to assemble to clear protestors out of Downtown Seattle after a second curfew was announced.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian Police officers in full riot gear, awaiting orders to clear out protestors from Downtown Seattle, in response to Mayor Durkham’s emergency curfew order.  A line of U.S. National Guard can be seen in the background.
Jordan Somers | The Seattle Collegian First Aid Vigilante. Later in the evening, this man took off his jacket and laid down in front of the line of police.

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