More than 40 faith leaders from a variety of faith traditions call for an end to police violence against those protesting racial injustice during a news conference Tuesday at the base of the Lee statue on Monument Avenue. Protesters renamed the area Marcus-David Peters Circle to bring attention to the 2018 death of the 24-year-old biology teacher who was shot and killed by a Richmond Police officer during what has been described as a mental crisis.
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Legal efforts continue against use of tear gas on peaceful protesters
From marches to nighttime clashes and courtroom battles, the demand for racial justice and an end to police violence continues in Richmond — now the epicenter of Virginia protests and police actions to control the situation more than a month after they began.