[UPDATE 8 p.m.] Relatively Large March in Sunny SoHum to Protest Violence by Police
For the most part, protesters are wearing masks and attempting to keep a socially safe distance under restrictions requested by the Public Health Officer to combat the spread of COVID-19 and requested by the event organizers.
Signs read “Defund the Police State” and “If you think the last 2 weeks were hard, imagine 400 years of systematic racism + oppression.”
The protesters marched to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office where speakers are talking to the crowd as of 1:13 p.m.
UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: The crowd is now estimated to be 140 people.
UPDATE 2:19 p.m.: Protesters are blocking the Main Street in Garberville, Redwood Drive.
UPDATE 8 p.m.: Photos from Sydney Fishman.
Note: This event was also covered by Linda Stansberry at the North Coast Journal. You can find that coverage here.