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5 Protesters Arrested for Trying to Break Past Rockefeller Tree Barricade

MIDTOWN — Five protesters were arrested at Rockefeller Plaza on Monday night when they marched through the fenced-off area near the Christmas tree, leading to a scuffle in which at least one activist was injured, according to police and protesters.

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Five Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested At Rockefeller Center: “The NYPD Went Berserk”

Five Black Lives Matter protesters—four of them women, including a 17-year-old and an intellectual property attorney—were forcefully arrested near the north entrance to Rockefeller Plaza on Monday night, after NYPD officers erected metal barricades to disrupt their weekly People’s Monday march.

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NYPD Violently Assaults Protesters, Arrests Family of Police Abuse Victims for Marching

In total, the NYPD arrested 15 people at the peaceful protest, which was held in solidarity with the #4thPrecinctShutDown in Minneapolis, where five protesters were shot by reported white supremacists earlier this week, and protests in Chicago, where videoof the horrendous police murder of Laquan McDonald was released two days ago.

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UPDATED: NYPD Arrests Peaceful Protesters ‘Obstructing Car Traffic’ on Closed Street, Target Organizers Who Speak Out

New York City Black Lives Matter activists took to the streets Monday night for Jeremy McDole, a28-year-old disabled man who was shot & killed by four Wilmington Delaware police officers as he sat injured in his wheelchair last month.

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