On Friday and Saturday, protests erupted in Portland and across the country over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. With additional protests expected, Mayor Ted Wheeler had extended Saturday's 8 pm curfew into Sunday night. 

Local politicians, artists, and leaders went to Twitter, advocating for historical context, more sensitive media coverage, or to condemn the violence altogether:

Portland city commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty:

Nkenge Harmon Johnson, the CEO of the Urban League of Portland:

The Fab Lab host Crazy Aunt Lindsey:

Hip-hop artist Mic Capes:

Anthony Ware, principal researcher at Founder Mental Wealth

Stephen Green, founder of Pitch Black

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