ATLANTA — After a dramatic night in Atlanta that saw a Wendy’s go up in flames, more protests were scattered across the city on Sunday.
One group staged a ‘die-in’ in front of Atlanta Police Headquarters. During another protest at Piedmont Park, people were encouraged to bring musical instruments.
Tensions about police treatment of black people boiled over in Atlanta after a black man was killed by police Friday night.
Rayshard Brooks was shot by an Atlanta Police officer after a confrontation. The 27-year-old was a father of four.
Brooks death led to the resignation of Atlanta’s Police Chief, Erika Shields. The officer who killed Brooks was fired.
Protesters are not letting rain keep them from demonstrating.
Protesters arriving at Wendy’s told Channel 2′s Audrey Washington that they want the officer who killed Brooks arrested and charged.
Multiple groups of protesters are in various parts of downtown Atlanta tonight.
Hundreds of protesters are outside the state Capitol.
Channel 2′s Audrey Washington was in front of the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed, where state legislators were speaking Sunday afternoon.
Here are some of the major protests scheduled for Sunday:
1 p.m. -- Social Justice Reform and Rally from Centennial Olympic Park to the Beltline Skate Park.
3 p.m. -- I Can’t Breathe March at Centennial Olympic Park
3 p.m. -- A rally outside Atlanta Police Headquarters to demand justice.
4 p.m. -- A prayerful observance for Breonna Taylor at Wade-Walker Park
5 p.m. -- The United Front Musical Sit-in at Piedmont Park. Protesters are asked to bring instruments.
6 p.m. -- Protest at the Capitol demanding the removal of statues.
7:30 p.m. -- Die-In For Black Lives outside Atlanta Police Headquarters.
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