Durham protests move through the city with no incidents
Protesters blocked traffic on N.C. 147 and then traveled to the police headquarters, but with no curfew, they remained non-violent as they chanted late into Monday night.
ARRESTS WERE MADE. >> JOE, THANK YOU JERK >>> AARON THOMAS IS IN DURHAM PROTESTERS TOOK TO THE STREETS AGAIN THIS EVENING. WHAT WAS THE SCENE LIKE THERE? >> ALMOST IT WAS LIKE A FULL CIRCLE MOMENT. AND WE REPORTED ON THE PROTESTS NEAR THE DURHAM FREEWAY YOU COULD ACTUALLY HEAR THE CROWD, SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE WERE BLOCKING THE AREA HERE. THEY WERE CHANTING NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE. THE MARCH ENDED UP AT THE DURHAM DETENTION FACILITY. AND SOMEONE WHO'S BEEN HERE ALONG THE WAY WE WANTED TO BRING IN. ARE YOU A RESIDENT? >> I'M FROM BALTIMORE, BUT HAVE BEEN LIVING HERE FOR A YEAR AND I HAVE FAMILY WHO IS BEEN DONE. I COME DOWN HERE FREQUENTLY. >> TELL US ABOUT TODAY'S PROTESTS. >> I'M PRETTY GRATEFUL AND THANK FULL THAT THINGS HAVE BEEN PEACEFUL SOME PEOPLE DID TRY TO INCITE SOME THINGS. BUT THIS GROUP, WE MAY BE FRUSTRATED, WE MAY BE ANGRY, BUT WE ARE VENTING OUR FRUSTRATION IN A PEACEFUL WAY. SOME PEOPLE DID TRY TO START SOME THINGS. WE ARE STILL DOWN HERE NOW. WE ARE DOWN HERE PROTESTING. WE WANT JUSTICE FOR EVERYONE WHO HAS BEEN A VICTIM, BLACK AND BROWN, AND WORLDWIDE. >> WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO GET OUT? >> OUR MESSAGES TO GET EVERY STATE TO DO SOMETHING. I AM THANKFUL THAT DURHAM HAS BEEN PEACEFUL. >> KEEP SAFE OUT HERE. >> YOU TO. >> THERE ARE COUPLE OF PROTESTERS THAT ARE CHANTING AND RIGHT BEHIND US, IT'S PRETTY INTERESTING. THE ENTIRE TIME, THESE PROTESTERS WERE MARCHING AND HAD A POLICE ESCORT, THEY HAD A POLICE PRESENCE DOWN HERE, IT SEEMS POLICE WERE PREPARED FOR THE PROTESTERS. AND I'M IMPRESSED WITH HOW CALM THINGS HAVE BEEN THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT. >> IT WAS A CLEARLY WELL- ORGANIZED EVENT, IN DURHAM.