New York

Arrests at 29th Street

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29TH STREET AND 8TH AVENUE–I have just received a report by phone and text message that there are arrests at 29th Street and 8th Avenue as the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign march, which I left two hours ago, attempts to get closer to the Garden. The Reality Check media group, which has issued reliable press releases throughout the week, reports that tear gas, pepper spray, and tasers are being used, perhaps for the first time this week.