KOMU 8 skycam catches moment protesters kneel on Broadway

3 months 1 week 3 days ago Sunday, June 07 2020 Jun 7, 2020 Sunday, June 07, 2020 10:26:00 PM CDT June 07, 2020 in News
By: Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor
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COLUMBIA - KOMU 8's downtown Columbia skycam caught the moment hundreds of protesters kneeled along Broadway. 

Organizers of the Black Lives Matter protest estimated around 2,000 people were in attendance. That would make this protest one of the largest in the city yet. 

Sunday marked the ninth day of protests in Columbia since the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. 

There's also a new addition to the downtown Columbia skyline. There is now a Black Lives Matter banner atop the Tiger Hotel. 

For more information on Sunday's protest, click here

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