“The fight isn’t over yet” — About a hundred people gather for 4th Black Lives Matter rally in the past month

For the fourth time in a month, Black Lives Matter members and allies stood outside of Portland Police Headquarters to draw attention to police brutality.About a hundred people showed up to Thursday night’s vigil, which started at 6 p.m. and lasted for just over an hour.The vigil was meant to honor black lives, especially those whose lives were cut short because of police brutality.During the vigil, people chanted the names of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, and shared stories of racism they experienced or witnessed first-hand. One attendee, 22-year-old Tew, said while it was nice to see some people come out for the vigil, much more change is needed. “The fight isn’t over yet. We haven’t won. Black people are still killed with impunity in the streets. Derek Chauvin is still loose. Breonna Taylor’s killers still aren’t indicted. I mean, we’ve made no headway in the battle really,” he said.The portion of Middle Street outside Portland Police Headquarters was blocked off during the vigil, but reopened just before 7:30 p.m.

For the fourth time in a month, Black Lives Matter members and allies stood outside of Portland Police Headquarters to draw attention to police brutality.

About a hundred people showed up to Thursday night’s vigil, which started at 6 p.m. and lasted for just over an hour.

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The vigil was meant to honor black lives, especially those whose lives were cut short because of police brutality.

During the vigil, people chanted the names of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, and shared stories of racism they experienced or witnessed first-hand.

One attendee, 22-year-old Tew, said while it was nice to see some people come out for the vigil, much more change is needed.

“The fight isn’t over yet. We haven’t won. Black people are still killed with impunity in the streets. Derek Chauvin is still loose. Breonna Taylor’s killers still aren’t indicted. I mean, we’ve made no headway in the battle really,” he said.

The portion of Middle Street outside Portland Police Headquarters was blocked off during the vigil, but reopened just before 7:30 p.m.