WATCH LIVE: Freddie Gray protests spread from Baltimore to New York City
New York City police have reportedly begun arresting demonstrators marching in support of Baltimore residents calling for greater accountability regarding the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
As Newsweek reported, thousands of protesters descended upon Union Square, expressing solidarity with police critics in Baltimore.
The livestreamer known as “stopmotionsolo” is broadcasting from the New York protest, as seen here.
WNBC-TV is also airing a stream, which can be seen here.
Aerial footage of the protest can also be seen here.
Another demonstration is taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, which became a hotbed for activists protesting excessive use of force by police last year following the shooting death of Michael Brown. That demonstration can be seen here.