“I just don’t think there’s a better opportunity than now to get people registered to vote. 3:00 p.m. | There is a medical tent equipped with tear gas solutions, masks, cough drops, immune boosters and other first aid. "It was most definitely not handled correctly," Bush said. Alamo Plaza will close nightly between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the city. "They didn't interview the witness. San Antonio officials have ordered a Thanksgiving curfew. 13 days after George Floyd died & 9 days after San Antonio protests began, I’m here at Milam Park with @tom_orsborn & @dmendozamoyers to cover a vigil for Charles Roundtree and Marquise Jones, two black men who were killed by San Antonio police in recent years. Just in case, the Autonomous Brown Berets are providing protesters with the phone numbers of lawyers to defend them if they’re wrongfully arrested today.“Make sure you take care of each other, okay?” Says Oso Tejas Aztlan, of the Berets, to the crowd. How can we as a country and a white majority not speak up and do something about that? She tells me, 'I don't want an officer coming to my door and saying, your daughter has been shot.' Every day for nearly a week, protesters have taken to the streets of downtown San Antonio to push for social justice and police reform. 4:30 p.m. | Protesters continued to call for changes such as redirecting funding from the San Antonio Police Department toward community programs. Whenever we had get-together, he would always make everybody laugh. Protesters lay down and yell, “I can’t breath,” at Travis Park on Sunday. But Wednesday’s protests were much quieter than the night before when protests got out of hand when a group faced off with police officers near Alamo Plaza, resulting in eight arrests and two minor injuries to journalists. A man is treated for a head injury during a protest to honor George Floyd on Saturday May 30, 2020. ", Protestor Deborah Martin, 52, says she has long been a supporter of social justice. Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved. A protestors sets a Donald Trump flag on fire during a protest to honor George Floyd on Saturday May 30, 2020. A protestor speaks with police officers during a protest to honor George Floyd on Saturday May 30, 2020. SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio was the latest city to experience violence over the death of George Floyd when a peaceful protest in the downtown area Saturday night erupted into violence.. Protestors gesture peace signs as a line of police march toward them during a clash after a rally for George Floyd on Saturday May 30, 2020 concluded. 30-degree temperature drop, storms coming to S.A. Texas State football player killed in San Marcos, This is the list of iPhones that could no longer be updated with iOS 15, Coronavirus updates: S.A. officials impose curfew during the holiday weekend, 'Rona goes to sleep at 10 p.m.? 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"You could see the love he had for her," Bush said. Water droplets form on the face shield of a police officer during a protest to honor George Floyd in downtown in San Antonio on Saturday May 30, 2020. Bush said she is hopeful Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales will re-open the case. Jason Foster is an executive producer at KSAT. Demonstrators remain near an entrance to Alamo Plaza as the curfew time for downtown approaches on Sunday. But others at the vigil said they’ve been dissatisfied with city leadership, and said the city must do more to grow economic opportunity for black residents in San Antonio. pic.twitter.com/3JTMXOjk9H. “We’re listening, we understand the frustration,” Nirenberg said as he walked toward Milam Park alongside protesters. Kolten Parker, Digital Executive Producer. SAN ANTONIO – For the fifth consecutive day, protesters took to the streets of downtown San Antonio protesting racial inequality and the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "He loved to dance. Among those participating in Wednesday’s protest were San Antonio Spurs players Lonnie Walker and Bryn Forbes and former Spur Sean Elliott. Angers flared as protestors confronted military-style groups in front of the Alamo on Saturday May 30, 2020. He's worked in the news industry in Texas for more than 15 years, including as a photojournalist. The Brown Berets have set up posters with the numbers of local lawyers who will represent any protesters today who are wrongfully arrested. "My mom has been worried that I've been coming to these marches. Volunteers Roger Avella, left, and Daniela Lerma, second right, clean off graffiti from the sculpture, ?’La Antorcha de la Amistad,?“ in downtown San Antonio on Sunday following violent protests on Saturday May 30, 2020. “I’ve seen the inequity in the black business community. The view looks down Saint Mary's Street toward prominent landmarks including the historic Alamo, the Alamodome, and the Tower of Americas. "No trouble tonight, whatsoever,” San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said. David Ibañez has been managing editor of KSAT.com since the website's launch in October 2000. EarthCam and KSAT-12 in San Antonio, Texas, invite visitors to enjoy great views of the San Antonio, Texas, skyline with this live-streaming webcam. People took to the streets in downtown San Antonio on Saturday May 30, 2020 to protest the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota while he was in police custody. Nirenberg also marched along with protesters, and acknowledged the anger residents have had about police brutality and racial inequality. "He was playful and outgoing," Bush said. ': San Antonio Twitter reacts to... S.A. officials impose curfew during the holiday weekend, Magazine names two S.A. butchers among the best in America. Alex Lence, 23, receives medical attention after being shot with a nonlethal projectile by police on Saturday May 30, 2020. Nirenberg is set to meet Monday with community activist Pharaoh Clark to discuss a list of policy actions to take to curb police violence. They’re about to march up Commerce Street to the courthouse. Right before I came out here, I stopped by the office and took a test and became a deputy registrar. A man resists as San Antonio Police clear a radius around Alamo Plaza in anticipation of possible riots on Sunday. I’m now able to help people register to vote,” said Valerie Reiffert, who is helping to plan future protests. 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Get Hulu for $1.99/month during this Black Friday promotion, You can still get AirPods Pro for $169 at Amazon. Bush said Jones' daughter was 3 months old when he was killed. “It was a very relaxed atmosphere.”. 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' Is Coming Back to Cable for One Night Only, Rank: The 20 San Antonio ZIP codes with the highest number of active COVID-19 cases, 2 San Antonio-area butcher shops are among the best in America, according to Food & Wine. Medics and peacekeepers are wearing a red arm band for protesters. Relatives of Jones and Roundtree spoke in front it a few hundred people. Deborah Martin, 52, said has long been a believer in social justice. The marchers arrived downtown around 4 p.m. and made their way to the Bexar County Courthouse, Public Safety Headquarters and Travis Park. ': San Antonio Twitter reacts to coronavirus curfew implemented for Thanksgiving. 2:32 p.m. | People gather at Milam Park for the vigil of Charles Roundtree and Marquise Jones. You got 'em. @ExpressNews pic.twitter.com/bBNwLYtkPt. Marquis Jones' aunt, Debbie Bush, says her nephew loved the @spurs and was the "clown of the family...he was playful, loved to dance. In addition to chanting and marching, protesters say they are taking other actionable steps to ensure anti-racism policies are implemented, and police brutality is ended. People protested in front of the Alamo in downtown San Antonio on Saturday May 30, 2020, to protest the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota while he was in police custody. Police come forward to discuss matters with demonstrators gathered next to the federal building on Alamo Plaza on Sunday. Marquis Jones' aunt, Debbie Bush, said her nephew played basketball for in a city league, loved the Spurs and was the family clown. Volunteers Isabel Castro, center, and her daughter Absidy Womack, 2, help to clean up Sunday May 31 outside the Mar Imports jewelry store that was looted during violent protests downtown the previous night. Earlier in the day, temporary fencing was placed at the tourist attraction, which has been closed off during nightly curfews. "As a white person, I have to own this," she said of institutional racism in the U.S. They didn't present all the evidence to the grand jury like they told me they would do. pic.twitter.com/Pb4yswRvic, 3:15 p.m. | "Speaking as a white person, I have to own this," Martin said. The evening started with a peaceful march through downtown and after sunset tensions escalated and downtown San Antonio experienced looting and destruction. A few hours later, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg issued a temporary curfew for the downtown business district and Alamo Plaza that will last until June 7. SAN ANTONIO – For the fifth consecutive day, protesters took to the streets of downtown San Antonio protesting racial inequality and the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.. 34 of 181 A woman stands outside Mar Imports jewelry store after it was looted in downtown San Antonio, Texas, U.S. on Saturday, May 30, 2020. 'Rona goes to sleep at 10 p.m.? If you need help with the Public File, call 210-351-1241. Protestors and military-style groups began pushing each other in front of the Alamo on Saturday May 30, 2020. As he marched, Herring said he was organizing a Juneteenth rally to call on Mayor Ron Nirenberg and members of City Council to more equitably distribute city contracts. By the time nighttime fell, most of the protesters had left, except for a group that remained at Travis Park until at least 11 p.m. despite a city curfew that went into effect at 9 p.m. He was very loving.". Glass doors in a church show damage near Travis Park on Sunday.