Milwaukee Protests Continue Into Second Night

Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 2.03.10 AMThe fatal police shooting of an African-American man in Milwaukee has sparked waves of protest, and the city is heading into another night of demonstrations.

Mayor Tom Barrett has said that he is trying to quicken the release of police cam footage from Sylville Smith‘s death, though the Wisconsin city remains on edge ever since the riots and widespread damage of Saturday night. Governor Scott Walker has deployed the National Guard to maintain order after declaring a “state of emergency” for the county.

At least one person was shot Sunday night during the unrest, and state Governor Scott Walker activated 125 members of the National Guard in the wake of the escalating violence.

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