Demonstrators chant, carry placards in downtown Brea in protest of the killing of George Floyd – OCRegister

2June 2020

More than 300 demonstrators chanted at the corner of Birch Street and Brea Boulevard in downtown Brea on Tuesday, June 2, to object the death of George Floyd.

Individuals held signs stating “Your silence is deafening” and “Enough suffices” and chanted “Black Lives Matter” and “George Floyd,” as cars and trucks beeped in support.

  • Protesters hold signs at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd

  • who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A protester holds a sign at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire

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  • Protesters hold signs and chant as they stand at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd

  • who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG ) Protesters hold signs as they lay on the walkway at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June

  • 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG )

  • Numerous protesters take a knee as they hold signs and chant at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • A protester provides the peace indication as hundreds gather at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to object against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis

  • , Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) Numerous protesters carry signs and chant as they gather at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020,

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  • Protesters hold signs and chant as they gather at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • A protester holds a sign as a cyclist goes by at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd

  • who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) Numerous protesters take a knee as they hold signs and chant at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against

  • cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Protesters hold signs and chant as they stand at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • A girls carries a doll as she rides along on smolders while hundreds of protesters carry signs and chant as they gather at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to object against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who

  • was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.( Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A protester holds a sign at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to object against

  • cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG )

  • Protesters hold signs and chant as they gather at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to object against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Protesters hold signs as they lay on the walkway at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who

  • was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) Numerous protesters take a knee as they hold signs and chant at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A protester holds a sign at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A protester holds a sign at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) As protesters hold signs at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, a vehicle goes by with George Floyd’s name on it, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A protester holds a sign at the crossway of Brea Boulevard

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A Brea police car goes by one of hundreds of protesters at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, throughout a demonstration against cops violence and

in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) Numerous protesters take a knee as they hold signs and chant at the crossway of Brea Boulevard and E. Birch Street in Brea on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to object against cops violence and in support of George Floyd who was killed on Might 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

( Image by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A couple of law enforcement officers stood near the crowd to keep the peace. The majority of businesses in the location were not boarded up. The Brea protest is among numerous happening in Orange County on Tuesday. A comparable occasion was under method in the early morning in Rancho Santa Margarita where almost a hundred

gathered according to that city’s spokeswoman, Laura Lopez. Lauren Ruiz, 20, of Fullerton, attended the Brea protest– her very first one, she stated– wanting to make a distinction in her neighborhood. “It’s our civic responsibility,” she stated, adding that presentations unfolding over the last few days are

about”whether we mean human rights. “Berlena Reynolds, 46, of Brea, held an” I can’t breathe” indication as she likewise objected for the first time in her life.

Reynolds stated she is half-black and has a bro who is likewise half-black. Her brother is physically huge, however deaf, so she frets about him not comprehending a policeman’s directions.

“I hesitate for him,” Reynolds stated, adding that President Donald Trump’s response to the protests motivated her to come out Tuesday.

“He was a big catalyst for me,” she stated. “There is no understanding that he sees us.”

Reynolds stated she wants more training for cops and the criminal justice system, making it fairer to individuals of color.

“I know not all cops are bad,” she stated. “However too many are.”

Ace Brown, 30, of Brea, made an impromptu plea to the crowd to keep the protest tranquil.

Brown, a black man, stated he acknowledges the “discomfort” individuals are sustaining.

“All of us respond in a different way to suppression,” he stated. “However at the end of the day, we have to appreciate our city and secure our homes.”

He stated he was proud to see hundreds appear in Brea to object against cops cruelty: “It shows that Brea is not simply an abundant town loaded with simply one color. It’s individuals from all walks of life. They are here with us and they are feeling our discomfort.”

Source: ocregister.com

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