Breonna Taylor’s Cousins Lead Peaceful Rally in Grand Rapids

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 Tawanna Gordon and Erica Eaves, cousins of Breonna Taylor, led a rally in Breonna Taylor’s native town of Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday night.

About 200 people gathered and listened to the cousins speak before they marched peacefully a short distance to police headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids.

Police had parked large maintenance trucks and some railing in downtown streets and in front of the police headquarters as a precaution.

Protesters went around the barricades and called for Police Chief Eric Payne to come kneel with them. After about 15 minutes, he did just that.

Photo from June 3 protests of Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne kneeling with protesters.

The protest remained peaceful, with two people detained, one for spray painting a building and the other for disorderly conduct.

Story at MLive.