Riots and protests erupted across the nation Thursday night. BLM does not speak for all black Americans. It would appear that since Obama hosted them at the White House, they feel they have carte blanche to do as they please.
— Barracuda Brigade (@BarracudaMama) July 8, 2016
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say about 2,000 people in Oakland protesting deadly police shootings of black men blocked a highway and smashed windows.
The protest began with a mostly peaceful rally and march. Officer Johnna Watson says in a news release that about 1,000 demonstrators then headed to Interstate 880, bringing traffic to a halt.
Media outlets reported vehicles backing up for hours as demonstrators danced and played music. More
— Al Bree (@nlitenmebabe) July 8, 2016
— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) July 8, 2016
— charlie (@ch) July 8, 2016
— Keegan Stephan (@KeeganNYC) July 8, 2016