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Watch now: Madison's George Floyd protest goes from peaceful to destructive, in videos
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Watch now: Madison's George Floyd protest goes from peaceful to destructive, in videos

From the Pain and protest: Madison responds to the police killing of George Floyd (Summer 2020) series
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A peaceful demonstration in Downtown Madison on Saturday to condemn the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis turned destructive later on State Street, with some in the crowd breaking windows and looting stores. Police in riot gear used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the crowd.

Sights and sounds from the clash between protesters and state police in Madison, Wisconsin, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

The crowd and police moved up and down State Street:

Madison leaders held a news conference to react to the destruction and call for people to go home:

Earlier in the day, the rally was largely peaceful, with people listening to speeches and marching with signs:

Thousands of people marched on Capitol Square in Madison on Saturday to demand justice following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

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