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Protesters embark on peaceful six-mile march from Bay View to Downtown Milwaukee

Posted at 5:53 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 18:53:28-04

Protesters are peacefully marching against the police custody death of George Floyd on a 6.5-mile route from Bay View to downtown Milwaukee.

The Justice for George Floyd Peaceful Protest began at 1 p.m., with sign-making taking place before that at 11:30 a.m.

Protesters march through Milwaukee for the fifth day in a row.

The march started at the Marble Monument in Humboldt Park and is expected to end in the area of Milwaukee Police District 1 and the Milwaukee County Jail.

Peaceful protesters march through Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood on Tuesday

(Video courtesy Courtney Shattuck)

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Protesters march through downtown Milwaukee.

Protesters are encouraged to bring water and wear sunscreen, as temperatures are expected to hit 90 degrees in Milwaukee.

On Monday, protesters marched through Milwaukee until 3 a.m. Tuesday .

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