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In Richmond, protests against police brutality continue every night.


Police have often responded with force, using pepper spray and rubber bullets. Protestors and their advocates are pleading for them to stop. Here’s a look at what it’s been like on the ground.

What Exactly is an "Unlawful Assembly?"

Jun 25, 2020
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It’s been almost a month since protests began on Monument Avenue in Richmond. In the time since, police have declared these gatherings to be “unlawful assemblies” on multiple occasions, leaving many to wonder what that really means.