After the release of the Tyree Nichols video, left-wing protesters in Memphis and other cities got right to work with their tactics.
In Tennessee, protesters blocked both sides of the I-55 bridge in Memphis.
Tennessee-bound traffic is shut down as protesters take over both sides of the freeway here in Memphis. pic.twitter.com/gZVsmaDkdR
— Brendan Gutenswager (@BGOnTheScene) January 28, 2023
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The bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas is now closedpic.twitter.com/5CP9BJsuf2
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePress) January 28, 2023
Protesters shut down traffic on both sides of the I-55 bridge after the city of Memphis released video footage of police officers beating Tyree Nichols on Friday.
Full story: https://t.co/XyoAapbGjk pic.twitter.com/SegqM8zyIK
— KWAM Newstalk Memphis (@Mighty990KWAM) January 28, 2023
Hundreds of cars backed up as protesters blocked a major highway in Memphis, with protesters lining up and chanting “no justice, no peace.” @dailycaller pic.twitter.com/83xla6Azbh
— George Ventura Media (@VenturaReport) January 28, 2023
Similar events are unfolding in New York.
🚨#breaking: Several groups are now protesting in the streets of New York City
📌#Manhattan | #N.Y
⁰Many protest groups began marching in the streets after authorities released several videos showing five police officers beating Tyr Nichols, a black man who later died. pic.twitter.com/0VA8J59CLy
— RAWSALERTS (@rawsalerts) January 28, 2023
#Ongoing now Police arrest a protester in Times Square as he jumps on a cop car and smashes a window.
Protests follow #TyreNicholsVideo Released in Memphis.
Video by Ken Lopez / @FreedomNTV pic.twitter.com/e0KmFKkQkF
— Olea ScooterCaster 📽️ (@ScooterCasterNY) January 28, 2023
Arrests begin at Times Square protest for Tyre Nichols @CBSNewYork pic.twitter.com/IWzOANYNeb
— Ali Bauman (@AliBaumanTV) January 28, 2023
and Washington, DC:
Raging Left Begins to Shut Down Streets in Washington DC Sadly, Joe Biden’s America is in for a pretty lawless night.
— Charles R. Downs (@TheCharlesDowns) January 27, 2023
HAPPENING NOW: A small group of protesters march down Tremont Street in Boston, traffic behind them to protest the police killing of Tyree Nichols. #WBZ pic.twitter.com/1t9PTgPhFG
— Christina Rex (@christinarex) January 28, 2023
It’s like early spring 2020 all over again.