The City of Atlanta just announced it will extend its curfew for another night Monday. It will end Tuesday at sunrise.
Thousands of people in Atlanta and across Georgia protested the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody. Most of the demonstrations peaceful, but there were some skirmishes between police and some protesters.
On Monday, more peaceful protest were happening in metro Atlanta. In Marietta, a group marched to Marietta Square with the assistance of Marietta police.
In Atlanta, a group gathered in front of the Atlanta City Hall, calling for justice for George Floyd.
Watch live, up-to-date coverage on the Atlanta George Floyd protests and their aftermath with Channel 2 Action News.
LIVE MINUTE-BY-MINUTE UPDATES:
2:10 p.m. The City of Atlanta will extend its curfew for a third straight night. It will start at 9 p.m. Monday night and end at sunrise Tuesday.
The curfew in the city of Atlanta has been extended starting tonight, June 1, 2020 at 9 P.M. and continuing through sunrise tomorrow June 2, 2020. Please stay home. pic.twitter.com/rjK8Aq6mKz— City of Atlanta, GA (@CityofAtlanta) June 1, 2020
1:06 p.m. Channel 2′s Tom Regan is live at a rally hosted by a local pastor in Atlanta.
Happening Now: Pastor hold rally to denounce racism and call for hate crime law in Georgia. pic.twitter.com/t6kyOuSF2E— Tom Regan (@tomreganWSB) June 1, 2020
12:55 p.m.: A moment of silence is held on the Marietta Square during a peaceful protest Monday afternoon. Channel 2′s Chris Jose is following the demonstration.
12:44 p.m.: Dozens of protesters are gathering outside the Atlanta City Hall for a peaceful demonstration.
12:28 p.m.: More than 100 peaceful #BlackLivesMatter demonstrators are marching down Whitlock Avenue toward Marietta Square.
Happening now: More than 100 peaceful #BlackLivesMatter demonstrators are marching down Whitlock Ave toward Marietta Square. They’ve denounced outside agitators. @MariettaPD assisting with traffic control. All is peaceful. @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/FIrvmE6Yln— Chris Jose (@ChrisJoseWSB) June 1, 2020
12:15 p.m.: Roads near Centennial Olympic Park are back open and some restaurants in the area still have boards up.
8:20 a.m.: A group is holding a peaceful protest in front of Atlanta City Hall at 12:45 p.m. The groups is calling for a hate crime bill to be passed.
5:02 a.m.: Police still have Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Andrew Young International Boulevard closed.
4:30 a.m.: Triple Team Traffic’s Mark Arum says overall the roads and streets in Atlanta remain calm and clear hours after protests downtown.