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Peaceful Black Lives Matter protests continue in South Florida

Black Lives Matter protesters meet outside Miami-Dade County Courthouse Friday afternoon in downtown Miami.
Black Lives Matter protesters meet outside Miami-Dade County Courthouse Friday afternoon in downtown Miami. (SKY10)

MIAMI, Fla. – Black Lives Matter protesters met in areas of Miami-Dade and Broward counties to protest on Friday afternoon.

Dozens met in downtown Miami at the Torch of Friendship monument in Biscayne Park and a group of Parkland students met in Coral Springs.

RELATED LINK: Downtown Miami protest disrupts traffic on I-95, I-395, Brickell, Biscayne

Protesters meat Friday afternoon at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. (SKY 10)

Officers warned the protests’ marches in both areas were going to cause "significant interruptions to vehicular and pedestrian traffic and business operations."

RELATED LINK: Group of attorneys protests in Fort Lauderdale

There were also protests in Weston public library, at Broward College, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale and at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.

RELATED LINK: Dozens of protesters meet in Coral Springs


About the Authors:

Christian De La Rosa joined Local 10 News in April 2017 after spending time as a reporter and anchor in Atlanta, San Diego, Orlando and Panama City Beach.

In January 2017, Hatzel Vela became the first local television journalist in the country to move to Cuba and cover the island from the inside. During his time living and working in Cuba, he covered some of the most significant stories in a post-Fidel Castro Cuba.