Today starting at around 5pm, hundreds of people gathered for a Black Lives Matter protest in the wake of the incidents of the week. The protest was planned prior to the killing of the police officers in Dallas. I have to say that I am incredibly proud of the way the protestors, police, general public, and even the media handled the protest. The protestors where peaceful and, apart from holding up traffic for a few minutes once or twice, law abiding. Police where out in force with everyone’s safety and well-being in mind. They allowed for some movement through the streets by both cars and protestors, and some where seen walking through the crowds blowing bubbles!

I know not everyone may agree with this particular movement (I’ll let you judge from my video whether or not I do) but it’s hard to imagine a protest of this nature going any more smoothly than this.

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