One Year Later: Report from a George Floyd Protest in Milwaukee

Photo: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2020. Jordan David Allen.

On Wednesday, June 3rd; I checked the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel homepage for any details on the local George Floyd-BLM protests. I read that a group was meeting at Humboldt Park in Bay View, and that at 3:00pm they would begin marching. No destination or pathway was offered.

I had already readied a backpack for possible protest a few nights earlier. I…