Hundreds peacefully gather at the State Capitol for ninth day of protests
Hundreds gathered at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh for the eighth straight day of protests on Sunday. Protesters gathered at around 8 p.m. and spoke about encounters with police and the changes they wanted to see. Then they began marching through the streets while holding signs, cheering and chanting
$17,000 IN A WEEK WHICH WILL ALL GO TO AN INITIATIVE THAT WORKS AGAINST WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS. >>> PROTESTERS GATHERED IN DOWNTOWN RALEIGH FOR THE NIGHT THE DAY IN A ROW. LESLIE MORENO WAS THERE AND JOINS US WITH THE LATEST. >> Reporter: PROTESTERS GATHERED HERE BEHIND ME AT THE CAPITOL BUILDING. THEY SPOKE ABOUT MANY DIFFERENT THINGS. THEIR ENCOUNTERS WITH POLICE AND CHANGES THAT THEY WANT TO SEE. >> Reporter: HUNDREDS OF PROTESTERS TOOK TO THE STREETS FOR THE NINTH DAY IN A ROW. THEY WALKED THE STREETS WITH SIGNS, CHEERING AND CHANTING. MANY BROUGHT THEIR CHILDREN TO TEACH THEM ABOUT BLACK CULTURE. >> WITH AMERICA HOW IT IS MY DAUGHTERS NEED TO KNOW THAT. HAVE TO KNOW WHERE WE ARE GOING AND WHERE WE HAVE BEEN AND WHERE WE COME FROM. >> PEOPLE SHOULDN'T BE KILLED BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF THEIR SKIN AND THEY SHOULDN'T EVEN HAVE TO PROTEST CANNOT BE KILLED. >> Reporter: FOR THE MOST PART EVERYTHING TONIGHT WAS VERY PEACEFUL. SOME OF THE PROTESTERS TELL ME THAT THEY WILL COME OUT AND PROTEST AND MARCH UNTIL THEY SEE A CHANGE.