They demanded an end to white privilege.
The protesters unloaded the barrels from a white van.
Massachusetts State Police Col. Timothy Alben said Thursday’s protest could have been terrorists unloading barrels of chemicals.
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“With everything going on out there, do we really need these complications in the communities that we live in?”
Emergency vehicles carrying a car crash victim were unable to reach the hospital and had to be diverted because of the traffic tieup caused by the protests.