23 September 2021
As the sun rises, getting a better view of the Howitzers Monument, which was torn down during demonstrations last night. It sits on @VCU's campus and had been standing since 1892.
Crews with @VCU grounds here cleaning up around the Howitzers Monument.
An apartment fire in Manassas this morning on Gambril Dr. @PWCFireRescue units were dispatched at 3:39AM. No injuries. Fire is under control and under investigation
Carrier USS HARRY S TRUMAN CVN75 returned to Norfolk 16 June after a deployment that began in late November. Due to covid she operated off the US eastern seaboard the last two months as the ready carrier.
Photos from @edace2936 of the fallen Howitzer Monument, which was pulled down with rope shortly after 11 p.m
The keynote speaker at the unveiling of this monument in 1913 offered a full throated defense of slavery, telling the crowd "the real inequality of the races had made subordination prescriptive."
The crowd dispersed after pulling the statue down with rope
City crews are about to remove the rest of the Confederate monument in Norfolk
The standoff continues, its no longer silent1 year ago
The standoff continues, its no longer silent
Two demonstrators kneel in front of dozens of police officers. The crowd is chanting and occupying this block of Madison Street
Davis Market is still open
They are trying to move in silence1 year ago
They are trying to move in silence
19-year-old Tavion Orlando Thompson injured in a shooting near the 700 block of Ashley Ave in Suffolk, Virginia
A police riot in progress in Richmond Virginia
This escalated very quickly.more videos of RPD using pepper spray and smoke on protesters.
This person's phone was shot. They didn't see what it was but knew it was from the police. They said they were livestreaming on Facebook
A rubber bullet was just fired at a protester from a police officer
Richmond Police are out of control
2 AM TEAR GAS.scene driving in car. Entire parking lot is cleared. Several tear gas bombs let off. Burning. RICHMOND, VA. Police headquarters. Jefferson st.
Police deployed tear gas and pepper spray against protesters. Sequence of events was unclear to me. Got knocked around a bit by Henrico PD riot shields, as did @Stephanie4RVA. I'll need to review video footage before posting. Richmond RVA
Another cop was just pulled off the line by his colleagues. Richmond RVA
Police just maced again (someone threw a cone this time)
They've pushed all the way back to the parking lot - we had been in the center of the road
There’s a dumpster fire over here!1 year ago
There’s a dumpster fire over here!
What is this it's still very hot
The crowd has almost entirely dispersed and it's starting to rain. good night, pigs
Can barely hear it over the sound of the helicopter, but i can hear the air hissing out of this dump truck's tires
Richmond Police Headquarters
Chemical weapons deployed again
The police have advanced about 20 feet forward
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