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Theodore Roosevelt Statue pulled down by rioters

Historic statues fall in Downtown Portland riots

By Joseph Lohmolder / October 23, 2020

A group of around 300 demonstrators used straps, chains, and eventually a vehicle to pull down the statue of Theodore Roosevelt in downtown Portland on Oct. 11 around 7:45 p.m. According to Portland Police Bureau, once the demonstrators had pulled down the statue, which has stood in the South Park Blocks since 1922, the demonstrators…

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Protests against police brutality rage on

By Jared Preble / June 12, 2020

  (Featured photo by Jonathan Villagomez) On May 25, 9:25 p.m. civilian George Floyd would be pronounced dead at Hennepin County Hospital in Minneapolis after having his neck knelt on for nearly nine minutes by a police officer in broad daylight. Floyd is just one of countless victims of police brutality; while many cases have…

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