White House on Lockdown Due to Protest Over George Floyd Death in Police Custody

Protesters in front of the White House prompted a lockdown of the Executive Mansion Friday evening. The protest over the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd started off at 14th along with U St, NW, a couple hours ago which has a street blockade along with then a march to the White House.

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CBS News producer Gabrielle Ake tweeted, “WH will be on lockdown due to the protests. WH press still here has at This particular point been asked to locate back into the briefing room. The doors are locked.”

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Earlier reporters were held coming from leaving the grounds of the White House.

Video of protesters in front of the White House.

Overhead view:

coming from Lafayette Park:

Photos coming from the march:

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